Tanzanian Govt to Repossess Undervalued Diamond

State agencies are hot on the heels of both former and current officers involved in the monitoring and sanctioning of diamond deals, following the impounding of an undervalued diamond at the Julius Nyerere International Airport en route to Belgium.



Photo: Daily News

Finance and Planning Minister, Dr Philip Mpango, centre, gets clarification on diamonds impounded at the Julius Nyerere International Airport on August 31. Looking on are: Prof Abdulkarim Mruma, 2nd right, Tanzania Revenue Authority Commissioner General Mr Charles Kichere, partly obscured - 3rd right, Deputy Director General of the Prevention and Combatting of Corruption Bureau Brigadier General John Mbungo, 4th right, and the Director of Public Prosecutions Biswalo Mganga (immediate right to the Minister).

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