Protection As Numbers Rise 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. Tanzania: PM Committed in Fight Against Malnutrition Man Arrested After Spate of Child Kidnappings Fear Grips Arusha Parents Amid String of Child Kidnappings RELATED RELATED TOPICS "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 arrested. Tanzania: Financial Mismanagement At UDSM Irks Bunge Committee East Africa » Kenya: Kenya Airways Gets Permit For Direct U.S. Flights East Africa Legal Affairs Tanzania Uganda: Two Dead, 44 Admitted After Eating Poisonous Cassava Kenya: African Judges Condemn Attacks on Supreme Court Tanzania: President Magufuli Shocked By Shooting of Opposition's Lissu Legal Affairs » The parents of the two kids, one of them a pupil of Lucky Vincent Primary School, said the kidnappers had demanded ransom amounting to millions of shillings in order to release them. Africa: South Africa Confirms Extension of Zimbabwe Special Permits As the deceased were buried yesterday, Arusha residents are yet to come to terms with the incident. Senegal: Dakar Deports Activist For Burning Franc CFA The city and its environs was subjected to sacrificial killings a few years ago, which were associated with gemstone mining. South Africa: Children of Immigrants Born in South Africa Now Get Citizenship Africa: Angola's Elections Trigger a Crisis of Legitimacy INFOCUS: TANZANIA » Tanzania » 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. ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER ADVERTISEMENT Tanzania: Ministers Resign As President Receives Two Damning Reports Tanzania: Fifty Secondary Schools Selected for ESchools Project Tanzania: Local Businessmen Eye Burundi Market Tanzania: LAPF Avails 10bn/ - for Meat Processing Plant Sponsored Sleep Under The Stars In This Bubble Hotel! In Iceland, there is a hotel in the middle of the forest, where you can see the stars and aurora borealis that cross the night sky. Tanzanian President Orders Manhunt After Opposition Leader Shot Child Kidnapping Suspect Dies After Being Shot By Arusha Police

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