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Police breakthrough in murder of taxi official Charmaine Bailey

Taxi association employee Charmaine Bailey was shot dead while attending a meeting in May.
Taxi association employee Charmaine Bailey was shot dead while attending a meeting in May.
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A suspect will appear in court on Monday in connection with the murder of a Cape Town woman taxi association training officer.

Charmaine Bailey, who was employed by the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association regional taxi council, was shot dead while attending a meeting in May in Wynberg.

Police spokesperson Brig Novela Potelwa said the suspect, aged 32, was apprehended on Saturday in Hout Bay during a police tracing operation.

Taxi violence is rife in the Western Cape. Authorities have recorded 555 taxi-related cases, including murders and attempted murders, committed between 2019 to 2022.

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