Three for court over taxi fight

2013-02-13 11:32

Three men are appearing in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court today (Feb 13) in connection with a "road rage" incident in the town.

The three handed themselves to the police and were released on R1000 bail each.

Ernest Hartzenberg, 23, Mossie Moss, 40, and Johnny van Eeden, 22, face charges of common assault and assault with the intention to do grievous bodily harm.


They allegedly attacked passengers in a minibus taxi and fired a paintball gun at them on February 9 2013.

The mnibus driver had apparently been driving recklessly so one of the three accused, driving in a car, forced him to a halt. The two drivers got out and started arguing. The car's driver called for help and his two co-accused arrived.

"When his back-up arrived there was a fight between the group and the taxi passengers," a police spokesperson said.

The three men have laid counter-charges of malicious damage to property and indecent assault.


  • Threetimeschampions - 2013-02-13 19:32

    Wheels24 is about cars, not about a group of thugs and idiots who donnered each other next to the road, why is this article here?

      andreas.meyer.12327 - 2013-02-18 12:11

      Before big mouthing, you should get your facts straight. There is more then "taxi" to it. Apparently one of the taxi crowd did attempt to kidnap a girl: http://www.neo-genocide.com/farmitracker/reports/view/705

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