Two suspects wanted in relation to Gauteng taxi rapes

While a group of suspects linked to a series of taxi rapes in Gauteng are expected to appear in court soon, the South African Police Service (SAPS) says it is searching for two men they believe are linked to the kidnapping, serial rapes as well as robberies of victims in Johannesburg.

READ: Are serial rapists targeting Joburg taxi commuters?

Nearly 20 cases are being investigated.

SAPS spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini says 20 cases are being investigated.

We have identified two suspects, identified by one of the victims while walking in a mall in Johannesburg.

Colonel Lungelo Dlamini, SAPS spokesperson

Some cases are new, some old and cases that have not yet been solved. We suspect that some of the taxi drivers might belong to certain taxi associations.

Colonel Lungelo Dlamini, SAPS spokesperson

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