“Masawe caused serious injuries to his lover; police managed to arrest him and he was found in illegal possession of two pistols Browning Calb 7.65 Maker with numbers A 748082 and Car-95632 ,” said Dodoma Regional Police Commander, Gilles Muroto when addressing a press conference at his office yesterday. Muroto said the unlawful owned pistols had seven bullets.
He said that police are still investigating the matter and that the suspect will be arraigned as soon as investigations are completed. He warned city residents to stop involving in crimes as the force is determined to ensure the safety of city residents.
On another development police are holding Nzara Simon (21), a resident of Ikengwa village in Kondoa District for allegedly being found in unlawful possession of government trophies.
The suspect, according to RPC Muroto, was illegally possessing two elephant tusks. Simon was arrested on October 11th this year, he said.
Muroto also said that they are holding three people from Mpwapwa District for allegedly being found in possession of two pieces of elephant tusks.
He named them as Nchemba Masonga (75) a resident of Chaludewa village, Sanyiwa Nkubha (38) residing at Chiboli village and Daudi Nhimko (48) from Gairo.
In another development, Muroto said that police have arrested three people after they were found in possession of an AK 47 gun with numbers UR 2716 loaded with 27 bullets. He said the suspects were using the weapon for poaching.
They are Mngoya Juma (40) Amrani Mohammed (34) and Furaha Masaka (20) all residents of Banyibanyi village in Kongwa District.