Armed gang storms tavern

Two men have been arrested in connection with a murder, attempted murder and armed robbery at a Marble Hall tavern.

Two men have been arrested in connection with a murder, attempted murder and armed robbery at a Marble Hall tavern.

Spokesman Superintendent Mohale Ramatseba said three robbers "stormed a tavern" at Wolwekraal farm in Marble Hall early on Saturday morning.

A 20-year-old patron was shot in the stomach and died. Two other men were shot and taken to a Mpumalanga hospital. Other patrons were robbed of cash and a cellphone.

Police said one of the arrested men "shot himself in the head" at his girlfriend's house to avoid capture and was taken to hospital. - Sapa

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