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JOHANNESBURG - The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) is continuing to impound unroadworthy taxis.

In a statement, the JMPD said at least 25 unroadworthy taxis were impounded on Friday morning at Jan Smuts Avenue in Joburg.

On Wednesday, 84 taxis had been impounded during the Buya Mthetho operation.

JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said: “There are now 550 unroadworthy taxis impounded since January.”

A number of commuters were left stranded as a result of the operation.

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African News Agency (ANA)