Man dies after being stabbed in eye with broken bottle during a dispute over beer at bar


Tragedy struck at a sports bar in the Emganwini area of Bulawayo when a man lost his life after being stabbed in the eye during a dispute over beer.

The victim, Theophelus Mhlanga, who was 29 years old, was fatally injured by a broken beer bottle.

Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, the national police spokesperson, confirmed the incident, stating that the Bulawayo police are currently investigating the case as a murder. The altercation took place on November 7, 2023, at the sports bar in Emganwini. The suspect, identified as Majaha Ngwenya, allegedly struck Theophelus Mhlanga with an empty beer bottle in the eye following an argument over beer.

Tragically, the victim succumbed to his injuries the following day while receiving treatment at a local hospital in Bulawayo. Meanwhile, the suspect, Majaha Ngwenya, is now at large and being sought by the police.

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