- A 23-year-old Johannesburg man has died at a popular night
club in Pretorias Menlyn Square allegedly after being
stabbed by a bouncer.
Boruchowitzs family claim he tried to stop a fight that
broke out between his brother, friends and a group of club
goers early on Thursday.
bouncer intervened and allegedly stabbed Boruchowitz twice
in the chest.
police have opened a murder docket and have taken statements
from witnesses, but no arrests have been made
Boruchowitz family has appointed private investigator Gene
Kotton to look into the incident.
has seen the death certificate and has told Eyewitness
News the 23-year-old died due to severe head trauma and
he had two stab wounds.
says eyewitnesses claim a bouncer stabbed the young man.
allegedly told them it [the fight] was not necessary, but
instead got stabbed and fell down.
brother has submitted a police statement saying, I saw
the bouncer stabbing Shane with something.
NightClub owner Jannie Oosthuizen has sent his condolences
to the family and vowed to work with authorities to arrest
need to get to the bottom of it, but there are two sides to
the story. If it was even one of our guys we are ready.
father says his surviving son has been left traumatised after
his brother died in his arms.
says Boruchowitzs brother saw the stabbing.
police were told that the guys were still inside. One guy
with a beard who was involved in the whole thing was identified.
Police did nothing, they just let everybody go which is very
says Boruchowitzs brother hid from the attackers in
a parking lot before calling his family and police.
the one who called his father to say listen we are dying
here, they killed my brother and they want to kill me. Im
hiding under a car you need to get here.
night club owner says the murder is shocking.
club says if any of its staff are found to be linked to the
incident they must face the full might of the law.