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Double storey Enyobeni tavern was illegally constructed. More woes hit tavern of death

It has come to authorities attention that that double storey building at Enyobeni tavern was illegally constructed.

It has also been noted that it's renovations were never approved by the Buffalo City Municipality (BCM).

Enyobeni tavern grabbed world headlines after 21 young people lost their lives.

(Source: https://www.iol.co.za/capetimes/news/more-woes-for-deadly-eastern-cape-tavern-owner-710bb732-cbb1-4370-bdc6-491e3346560d)

These allegations were published on the front page of leading Johannesburg newspaper The Star.

These allegations surfaced just a day after police issued a statement against people who are spreading malicious rumours about the tragedy.

BCM spokesperson Samkelo Ngwenya said the municipality did not receive any land use application and no departure was granted for the operation of a tavern on the site.

The woes keep getting worse Enyobeni reportedly had no approved application for departure from its original trading hours to be extended.

This was confirmed by the Buffalo City spokesperson.

“There were no building plans received and approved by BCM for the structural renovations on Erf no 37300 in Scenery Park. According to our records, there is no copy of approved building plans because the building was built illegally.

No arrests have been made but police have stated that investigations are ongoing.

Source: https://www.sabcnews.com/sabcnews/questions-raised-regarding-whether-buffalo-city-approved-initial-enyobeni-tavern-structural-plans/

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