Monday, 15 October 2012

Assassination theory after RPC’s killing

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Frederick Katulanda, The Citizen Correspondent

Mwanza Regional Police Commander Liberatus Barlow was assassinated, according to sources familiar with the crime situation in the lakeside region.Mr Barlow was shot dead early yesterday by a gang, which did not take anything from him.

“The circumstances of the killing show that he was eliminated…it was an assassination, which probably had something to do with his relentless and highly effective fight against organised crime in the region and no-nonsense stance on discipline in the Police Force in the region,” said a source who did not want to be named for fear of reprisals.

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