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But Samson Petro, who surprisingly cooperated well with the
police since his arrest in Geita over the weekend, attempted to
flee even before reaching the home of the suspect.
Police shot him in the leg and was rushed to the Mt. Meru
regional hospital where he died due to heavy bleeding,
according to the regional police commander Charles Mkumbo.

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"We had taken him to Mkonoo to show us the home of his
accomplice he confessed to have cooperated in the killing. He
ran away before reaching there. That was around 11:30 pm," he
told reporters yesterday. The 18-year-old Petro, who until
recently was living in Arusha, was the only main suspect in the
brutal killing of Moureen Daudi (6) and Ikram Salim (3) whose
bodies were found dumped in a pit on Tuesday in Olasiti ward.
The RPC said a manhunt was underway in search of other
suspects in the killings which have shocked the residents of
Arusha. They, however, could not say if anybody else has been

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The parents of the two kids, one of them a pupil of Lucky
Vincent Primary School, said the kidnappers had demanded
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As the deceased were buried yesterday, Arusha residents are
yet to come to terms with the incident.

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The city and its environs was subjected to sacrificial killings a
few years ago, which were associated with gemstone mining.

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Those who spoke to The Citizen have called for thorough
investigations, insisting kidnapping could set a dangerous
precedent in the city which was notorious for armed robbers
some years back.

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