Police yesterday announced a Sh5 million reward for information leading to the arrest of people who seriously wounded Tanzania Editors Forum (TEF) chairman Absalom Kibanda on Tuesday night.
Dar es Salaam
Special Police Zone Commander Suleiman Kova told The Citizen that he
hoped the reward would help to speed up investigations into the
attack, “We will immediately give the reward to whoever offers accurate
information that will enable us to arrest those behind the attack...our
aim is to speed up investigations,” he said.
Kova added that a 12-member team will investigate the attack. The team
comprises senior officers from police headquarters, Dar es Salaam
Special Police Zone and Kinondoni Special Police Region, “Investigations
have already started and we expect them to be completed as soon as
possible,” he said, adding that no arrest had been made in connection
with the incident.
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JOURNALIST ATTACKED HAD ACCUSED POLICE
He was the fifth reporter to be attacked or killed in Tanzania in the past six months.
journalist is accused of publishing a “seditious” article on the
Tanzania Daima newspaper claiming that the police is often orchestrated
by the government to obstruct opposition activities.
Continue reading/Source: MISNA.org