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Double birthday party at Enyobeni tavern promised to be a ...


Double birthday party at Enyobeni tavern promised to be a ‘killer event’

Footage on social media reveals underage patrons at the establishment are a regular sight

TimesLIVE Team and DispatchLIVE Team

As the country reels from the horrific deaths of 21 teenagers at the Enyobeni tavern in Scenery Park, East London, images from the shebeen’s Facebook page show baby-faced patrons at the establishment was nothing new.

While the owner of the establishment vehemently denied ever allowing underage children on his premises, the images suggest otherwise as youngsters flaunt their booze and some stand in front of the tavern signage, proudly posing for the resident cameraman for pictures which were later shared on the socials.

While postmortem results are yet to reveal what killed the teenagers — the youngest being a 13-year-old — videos and photos from the weekend circulating on social media have revealed how, moments before the deaths, hundreds of young people had filled the street outside the double-storey tavern in the middle of a township residential area...

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