Tabora — A man has been shot dead on suspicion of stealing gold concentrates in Sikonge District, Tabora Region.
Police said on February 6, 2019 that Steven Seleman was killed at a mine at Kapumpa Village, Kitunda Ward, in Sikonge at around 8pm.
Seleman hailed from Bariadi in Simiyu Region.
Tabora Regional Police Commander Emmanuel Nley said the incident occurred after a group of people invaded the mine to take gold concentrates, prompting a guard to fire a gun.
He said Seleman died during the incident.
Mr Nley explained that after killing Seleman, the guard threw away his firearm and ran into a forest.
Police are still looking for him to give his statement over the killing.