The Johannesburg Metro Police Department is continuing to impound unroadworthy taxis.
In a statement, the JMPD said at least 25 unroadworthy taxis were impounded on Friday morning on Jan Smuts Avenue in Johannesburg.
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.”
Compliance is not negotiable!
A total of 38x Minibus taxis impounded by @JMPDSafety Operations, K9 and SPU officers during the Public Transport operation in-
-Auckland Park &
-InnerCity@HermanMashaba@MichaelSun168#SaferJoburg #Wedeliver pic.twitter.com/fH3pyeSzAe
— AsktheChiefJMPD (@AsktheChiefJMPD) July 12, 2018
A number of commuters were left stranded as a result of the operation.