The Enyobeni tavern owner has seemingly broken his silence.The Enyobeni tavern owner is allegedly devastated by the deaths of the 21 teenagers and apologised to their families.
The Eastern Cape Liquor board plans to lay criminal charges against the owner and police are investigating the matter According to the entertainment manager of the tavern, there weren’t enough men on the ground to safeguard the patrons.
The owner of the Enyobeni tavern allegedly apologised to the families of the 21 teenagers who died at his business premises in Scenery Park on Sunday, 26 June.
The details surrounding the deaths are unclear, however, police are investigating an inquest and the Eastern Cape Liquor board plans to lay criminal charges against the owner.
Enyobeni Tavern owner, Siyakhangela Ngevu claims he was not present when the tragedy occurred. Ngevu says security guards called him to notify him about the chaos. At least 20 people have died at the tavern in Scenery Pak in the Eastern Cape. #Today #DStv403 pic.twitter.com/POEKtr4v4P
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Enyobeni tavern owner gets liquor licence revoked and faces criminal charges after 21 kids mysteriously died In a related matter,
Briefly News also reported the Eastern Cape Liquor Board intends to lay criminal charges against the Enyobeni tavern owner following the deaths of at least 21 teenagers at his tavern on Sunday morning, 26 June.
The Liquor Board’s CEO Dr Nombuyiselo Makala says the tavern owner contravened the liquor act by serving alcohol to minors. As a result, his liquor licence has been revoked.
According to SABC News, the Liquor Board’s sentiments are also shared by the National Liquor Traders convener Lucky Ntimane, who says the responsibility for the deaths of the minors lies solely on the Enyobeni tavern owner.
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