Pretoria - After witnessing clashes between taxi drivers and businesses allegedly selling drugs in Tshwane for most of the week, an uneasy calm has been restored in the city centre with the portfolio committee for police urging for police to be left to deal with the issue.
The Portfolio Committee on Police has joined other stakeholders calling for taxi drivers to let the police be left to deal with removing drugs in the city.
And while police managed to disperse the protest by drivers that erupted in Sunnyside, an uneasy calm returned with only a few small businesses daring to reopen.
Taxi drivers who moved from Brown Street in the city centre brought their warning to flats suspected to be housing drug distributors in Sunnyside which they said was the hub of drugs in Tshwane.
Police Portfolio Chairperson, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, has also moved to denounce the actions of taxi drivers due to visuals of them allegedly taking the law into their hands in the fight against drugs.