18 February 2018

Tanzania: Six Policemen Held Over Student's Killing

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Police line. Crime scene tape.

Dar es Salaam — Police are holding six policemen with connection to the killing of a National Institute of Transport (NIT) student Akwilina Akweline.

This was revealed by Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander Mr Lazaro Mambosasa, during a Press Conference held on Sunday February 18.

Mambosasa also revealed that police are investigating 40 other policemen in connection to the incident.

The first-year university student, whose name and photo has circulated on social media, was reportedly hit by a bullet while on a bus on Friday.

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