Opposition MPs Jailed for Insulting Magufuli Released

Mbeya Urban Member of Parliament Joseph Mbilinyi 'Sugu' and regional secretary of opposition party Chadema, Emmanuel Masonga have been released from jail. The two were handed a five-month prison sentence in February for uttering 'bad words' against the Tanzania President John Magufuli during a political rally.

  • Tanzania:   All Joy As Sugu, Masonga Finally Home

    Citizen, 10 May 2018

    It was a moment of joy when Mbeya Urban MP Joseph Mbilinyi 'Sugu' and Southern Highland Zone Secretary of Chadema Mr. Emmanuel Masonga were finally home this morning. The two were… Read more »

Joseph Mbilinyi leaves the mbeya resident Magistrate’s Court after being sentenced to five months in jail.(file photo).

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