Man dies for Zahara

2012-06-16 17:35

Some fans’ passion for their favourite stars can go badly awry – as the tragic death of a young man in Botswana recently proved.

Botswana newspaper The Voice reports that 24-year-old Thato Rasengwaketsi died while trying to sneak into a show in Francistown where Zahara was performing on May 27.

According to the report, Rasengwaketsi hid in the back of a heavy duty truck which was driven into the concert venue.

“But when the driver of the truck reached the check point, he was stopped by the gatekeepers and told that he had run over a person,” an eyewitness told The Voice.

It appears the young man was fatally injured when he jumped off the truck while trying to evade the gatekeepers.

Rasengwaketsi was buried last weekend in his home village, The Voice reported.

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