Enyobeni tavern owner makes first court appearance

Enyobeni tavern owner makes first court appearance

The owner of the Enyobeni tavern where 21 young children died earlier this year made a brief appearance in the East London Magistrate's Court on Friday.

Enyobeni Tavern owner
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Fifty-two-year-old Siyakwamkela Ndevu is being charged for Contravening the Liquor Act by selling or supplying alcohol to children under the age of 18.


Two of his employees were also arrested in June and fined R2000 each.


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Ndevu will be back in court on the 2nd of September.


Meanwhile, the exact cause of the children's death has still not been determined.


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