Taxi boss’s son on bail after allegedly firing at ‘hitmen’ who gunned down his father


The son of a taxi boss faces a legal cost after allegedly gunning down two hitmen despatched to kill his father in Bellville, Cape City.

The crime scene was filmed by commuters returning house from work shortly after the taking pictures on February 15. Footage confirmed three individuals mendacity on the pavements outdoors the regional workplace of the division of water & sanitation.

On the opposite facet of the street, Shafiq Gordon, a Cape Amalgamated Taxi Affiliation (Cata) boss and Bellville taxi rank supervisor, was bleeding to dying in his Toyota Hilux after being shot at shut vary.

The opposite two our bodies had been males allegedly despatched to kill him within the newest homicide linked to Cape City’s taxi struggle.

One other man was filmed mendacity on the facet of the street and receiving medical consideration after he was reportedly severely crushed by taxi drivers who ran from the close by rank to the scene of the taking pictures.

CCTV footage obtained by TimesLIVE confirmed Gordon’s son, Yusri, chasing the alleged gunmen and firing at them after his father was murdered.

The footage reveals Yusri selecting up the firearms of the 2 people after he shot them.