MORE CHARGES FOR BAR DJ
Another murder charge has been added to Simphiwe Mngometulu’s charge sheet after the death of a second victim by the name of Banele Manzini who was amongst the six patrons doused with petrol and set alight allegedly by the accused at Don Killuminati Bar.
Manzini is said to have passed away on Sunday at Mbabane Government Hospital where he had been receiving treatment since the arson incident.
Chief Police Information and Communications Officer, Superintendant Phindile Vilakati confirmed the additional charge to the accused.
“I can confirm that after the death of the second victim, Banele Manzini, the accused had a second murder charge added on his charge sheet,” she said.
The accused made his appearance before Principal Magistrate Fikile Nhlabatsi where he was facing a murder charge, three attempted murder charges, malicious damage to property and assault.
During his appearance, he was ordered to remain in custody pending committal to the High Court.