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Two arrested for tavern murder in Lanseria

It’s understood an altercation broke out between the suspects and the man on Saturday and he was assaulted.

Picture: Saps.

JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested two suspects for the murder of a 30-year-old man at a tavern in the Malatji village in Lanseria.

The pair were arrested earlier today, following Easter operations over the weekend and have been charged with murder.

It's understood an altercation broke out between the suspects and the man on Saturday and he was assaulted.

Police spokesperson Daniel Mavimbela says, "The man had been on the run since the weekend. It is reported that the deceased and his friends, who are from a neighbouring suburb, visited a tavern at Malatji village on Friday night and were later confronted by four local men."

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