Enyobeni tavern tragedy | Distraught families look forward to trial

While many of the parents are still seeking closure following the deaths of 21 young lives, some say that the matter is moving forward. eNCA's Ronald Masinda reports. #dstv403        

EAST LONDON - Parents of some of the 21 young people who died at Enyobeni Tavern in East London in June feel vindicated that the matter may finally go trial.

They say that the tavern owners must be prosecuted for selling alcohol to children under the legal age limit.

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The tavern’s owners stand accused of still selling alcohol despite the deadly incident.

Siyakhangela Ndevu and his wife Vuyokazi appeared briefly before the East London magistrate's court.

They face a charge of contravening the country's Liquor Act for selling alcohol to children.

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Some of the parents say that the accused are still in business.                                         

The next court appearance is expected on 25 November.

* eNCA's Ronald Masinda reports. 


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