Friday, 2 November 2012

Five charged with murder of RPC

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Frederick Katulanda

Five out of ten people arrested in connection with the killing of the Mwanza Regional Police Commander, Mr Barlow, yesterday appeared at the Mwanza Resident Magistrate’s Court to answer murder charges.

The five, who appeared in a heavily guarded courtroom, were arrested in Dar es Salaam a few days after he was shot at Kitangiri.

Filed as criminal case number 30, all five were charged with murder contrary to Sections 196 and 197 of the penal code (Cap, 16 R.E 2002).

Public prosecutor Castus Ndamgoba told Mwanza Senior Resident Magistrate Angelo Rumisha that on October 13 at Kitangiri – Minazi Mitatu Michael Peter Muganyizi, 36, Chacha Wekena Mwita, 50, Mwita Marwa Magige, 48, Edward Ruseta Buganzi, 22, and Mwara Mwita Boke jointly and together murdered Liberatus Barlow.

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