Man killed in Eastern Cape tavern

2011-12-08 16:17

Johannesburg - A man was killed in the Vukani tavern in Mqanduli early on Wednesday morning, Eastern Cape police said.

The 42-year-old man and a colleague were sleeping inside the tavern when a group of men broke into the building, said Major Zamukulungisa Jozana.

The man was shot several times and died on the scene.

He had called his brother before he was shot. When his brother arrived, he saw six men fleeing. They shot at him but missed, said Jozana.

A case of murder and malicious damage to property was opened, he said.

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