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Tanzania:Woman in court for biting policeman
Published on 26-08-2016 - at 02:04' by Daily News

Woman identified as Waumu Masha (34), has been arraigned before the Muleba District Magistrate’s court to answer charges of biting a policeman, causing him to suffer grievous harm.

According to the charge sheet, the accused assaulted H 1955 PC Ali and a militia, MG 372644 Ramadhan. The accused allegedly committed the offence at around 2 a.m. on May 26, this year at Goziba Island in Muleba District. Hearing of the criminal case C/S 166/2016 will start on September 22, this year.

Meanwhile, Ms Waumu Masha has forwarded her complaints to the Minister of State in the President’s Office- Public Service Management and Good Governance, Ms Angela Kairuki, accusing the police of harassment and attempted rape.

Minister Kairuki confirmed to the Kagera Regional Commissioner (RC) Mr Salim Kijuu that she had already received the complaint and further investigations regarding the matter was underway.

According to the report, Ms Masha was arrested by militiamen and a scuffle ensued.

The matter was later reported to police and she was arrested and arraigned.



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