Taxi men arrested over guns, ammo

Johannesburg – Four taxi operators have been arrested in Woodmead for allegedly being in possession of three unlicensed firearms and ammunition, Johannesburg metro police said on Friday.

They were arrested along Woodmead Drive around 10.30am on Thursday during a joint operation by metro police and SAPS, Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

“The operation was done following taxi violence in the area since Monday, when one taxi was burnt.”

The taxi operators were expected to appear in court soon.