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Castle Lager Zimbabwe Speaks Out On Castle Tankard Incident

Castle Lager Zimbabwe Speaks Out On Castle Tankard Incident

The organisers of the Castle Tankard, Delta Beverages and Mashonaland Turf Club, have consoled the families of two people who were killed during a stampede at the 2022 CASTLE Tankard at the Borrowdale Race Course on Saturday night.

A statement issued on Sunday afternoon by Castle Lager Zimbabwe reads:

The Castle Tankard event organisers, Delta Beverages and Mashonaland Turf Club, participating artists, trade partners and stakeholders are saddened by the reports of fatalities and injuries that occurred at the close of the very successful hosting of the Castle Tankard 2022 edition.

We are informed that the relevant authorities are conducting investigations and will update the nation at the relevant time.

Our hearts and prayers are with you our Castle Tankard family ÔÇö especially those who lost their loved ones and those nursing injuries.

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the death of two people at the event.

The deceased have been identified as Thomas Maarira (43) of 1122 Hatcliffe Co-operative, Harare and Emilia Makoga (44) of Zvakatanga Sekuseka Co-operative, Phase 1 Hatcliffe, Harare.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that police officers stormed the stage while Zimdancehall musician Winky D was still performing.

Angry fans responded by throwing cans and bottles resulting in a stampede as fans tried to escape from the venue.

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14 Comments

queen vee 1 month ago

winky wakaurayisa vanhu vanga vasina ­čś│­čś│


Daudi 1 month ago

Asi zvanga zvisina kunzi aridze here Winky D wacho.Zvanga zvisiri mu program here,MTSRIP


Asalif 1 month ago

follow order like a skilled dog


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iwo mapurisa atinawo munyika muno kuti ma form 4 zveshuwa? 1 month ago

kuita kwawo mamwe unoti ma ECD chokwadi ,­čĄö


Shebba 1 month ago

Imi musafananidze ECD ne zvinhu zvisina basa

Mafirakureva 1 month ago

Shuwa maFirm IV ekuChindunduma Kumar. Darwin, yakazoitwa yemaBorder Gezi. They are taught not to think, but just follow instructions

The King of Serpents 1 month ago

­čśé­čśé­čśé­čśé­čśé­čśéECD ikange nani

Jah­čç┐­čç╝Tsvarie-07 1┬ámonth ago

Unnecessary loss of lives...


Anonymous 1 month ago

ZRP should apologise to the nation, they should be responsible


Samanyanga 1 month ago

Zvinorwadza chose. May their souls rest in peace. This shows more needs to be done to realign them with current world trends where force is not tolerated in the Police Service, NOT Police Force


Tozivepiko 1 month ago

ZRP three a spike on a kombi we lost 4 innocent Zimbabweans. Yesterday their unprofessional behaviour led to two deaths. Zuro riye ndizvo zvimwechete saka ma Border Gezi Aya chii chaizvo navo


Captain Zimbabwe 1 month ago

May their souls rest in peace. Police brutality yakuvadza vanhu munyika.

#ZimbabweanLivesMatter
#ShutdownZimbabwe on May 9


Captain Amereka 1 month ago

Taurai henyu Captain

Thanos 1 month ago

May their souls rest in peace



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