Enyobeni tragedy: Case against tavern owners postponed as State brings in new prosecutor
The case against the owners of the Enyobeni tavern in East London, where 21 youths died in June, has been postponed to 25 November after the State introduced a new prosecutor.
Enyobeni Tavern deaths: Case against owners postponed to November
Siyakhangela Ndevu and his wife, Vuyokazi, made a brief appearance at the East London Magistrates Court on Wednesday. They stand accused of violating the Liquor Act for allegedly selling alcohol to underage patrons on the tragic night.
Enyobeni tavern owner’s case postponed to November
The East London magistrate’s court has postponed the case of Enyobeni tavern owner Vuyokazi Ndevu and her husband, Siyakhangela, the tavern’s manager. They appeared in court facing a charge of contravening the Liquor Act. This was after the Eastern Cape Liquor Board filed charges against the owner of the tavern following the death of 21 teenagers at the establishment in June.