Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Mystery still surrounds pair's killing

From The Citizen, Dar es Salaam
By Patty Magubira, Mwanza

Mystery still surrounds the suspected murder of a detective and council driver who were shot dead two weeks ago while reportedly returning from investigating a murder case at a village in Geita District.

Sergeant Zakari Mayingu and district council driver Abdul Mussa were found dead at the Geita Gold Mine airstrip, Mwanza regional police commander Jamal Rwambow said.

Two local militiamen were arrested in connection with the detective and driver's murder but the real motive for the crime is not yet clear.

Mr Rwambow said the motive for the murder could be anger among local criminals who had not been happy with the detective.

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