11 August 2012

Tanzania: Man Dies From Injuries After Accident

ONE man died on Thursday evening after sustaining injuries on several parts of his body from a car accident.

According to the Kinondoni Regional Police Commander, Charles Kenyela, the man, who was identified as Theophil Kisima (70), is a resident of Kinondoni Block 41.

He was knocked down by Ally Othman (49), a resident of the Sophia Kawawa area, who was driving a Toyota Land Cruiser with registration T786 AGW. He was coming from the Morocco section of the city to Salander Bridge, before knocking the pedestrian down at Ally Hassan Mwinyi Road, near the traffic lights at the Namanga Best Bite in Kinondoni.

Mr Kisima, who was taken to the hospital immediately after the accident, died while being attended to at Mwananyamala Hospital. His body is being preserved there. Mr Othman is in custody while investigation is going on.

In another incident, the police in Kinondoni conducted a search around the Kijitonyama Ally-maua area in Sinza A. This was in the area known as the TP grounds, where five people were found in possession of 12 litres of Gongo and nine rolls of Marijuana.

The Kinondoni RPC named the suspects as Salma Said (32), Stephano Emmanuel (39), Joseph Exavery (25), Sudi Hussein (26) and Mustapha Sharif (27).

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