Hotel Promenade distances itself from shooting incident

Richard Bhakero allegedly shot himself at a local hotel. Picture: Instagram

In the early hours of Monday, February 12 an unfortunate incident occured at Hotel Promenade located in the CBD.

The deceased, identified as Richard Bhakero, a popular local chef and DJ  is alleged to have ran onto the hotel premises and took cover from assailants who were chasing him from a pub, Nelspruit Shisa Nyama also known as Coyotes.

The statement reads as follows, ” The deceased hid away in one of the offices. As the assailants threatened the deceased he put a gun to his head behind closed doors. The deceased was not a guest at our hotel.  Local Police are investigating the incident, but we can confirm that none of our Hotel guests were involved or hurt during the incident.”

Social media users shared their views about the incident, this is what they had to say:

This is saddest news to hear our friend @RichardBhakero has been shot an killed last night, from an argument at…

Posted by Stan Ross on Monday, 12 February 2018

Further details will be released once the Police investigation is complete.

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