In a rather upsetting development, a resident of Mikocheni ‘A’ in Dar es Salaam, Michael Thomas (35) was brought to the Kinondoni district court and charged with threatening to murder his mother.
The Public Prosecutor Fatuma Hatibu, claimed before the magistrate Anna Mshiwa, that the incident occurred on August 2nd just last week, in Mikocheni, Kinondoni district.
The accused denied the charge and was taken back to lock up since his case has no bail and was adjourned to next week August 15th for mention.
In a separate incident, five residents of Dar es Salaam were yesterday brought before the primary court in Ilala district and charged with unlawfully possession of marijuana.
The accused Rashid Abdallah (28), Nassibu Joregi (21), Ally Halfani (28), Salumu Said (42) and Hemed Ally (33) all pled not guilty and the case was adjourned until August 21 this year.
Reading the charges, the secretary of the primary court Blanka Shao, claimed that on August 6th earlier this week, at Msimbazi Gerezani Street in Ilala the accused were caught by a police officer with the ID number D7727. The suspects had some 25 kilograms and 19 rolls of cannabis.
In another development, 111 bags of sesame seeds have been reportedly stolen and four Dar es Salaam residents were yesterday brought before the Ilala district court and charged with the theft.
The accused are Aly Kitambi (35), Juma Salimu (36), Zephania Moro (62) and Alfred Miamba (19)
Reading the charges before the magistrate Wilbaforce Luhwago, the public prosecutor Neema Haule, claimed that the incident occurred late last month (29th July) in Majumba sita Ukonga in Ilala and that the 111 bags of sesame seeds were the property of one, Praseen Maleshgarr.
The accused pled not guilty and were granted bail but failed to meet the terms and were thus remanded. The case was adjourned to the 20th of this very month.