Dar es Salaam collapsed house probe needs time

THE prosecution is finalising investigation into a case in which 12 people are allegedly linked to the building that collapsed in the centre of Dar es Salaam in early 2013, leaving several people dead.

Senior State Attorney Mohamed Salum, for the prosecution, told Resident Magistrate Janeth Kaluyenda at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday that soon investigation into the matter would be completed.

“We pray for another mention date, your honour, so that we finalise the investigations. There are only few things we are dealing with,” he requested.

The magistrate granted the prosecution’s request and adjourned the matter to August 24, for another mention. In the case, the accused persons include the former Ilala Municipal Executive Director Gabriel Kaziyashule Fuime (61).

Others are Razah Ladha (68) a businessman who resides at Uhuru and Agrey streets in the city, Goodluck Mbaga (35), a resident of Mbezi Luis and Wilboard Mugyabuso (42), from Tandika Mwembe Yanga.

Others are Mohamed Abdulkari (61) an engineer from Tabata Bima, Charles Ogare (48), also an engineer from Kinyerezi, Zonazea Oushoudada (60), a consultant engineer residing at Ubungo NHC and Vedasto Richale (59), a quantity surveyor who lives in Mbezi Kimara.

The rest are Michael Hemed (59), an architect living in Kijitonyama Makumbusho, Albert Munuo (56), assistant register of Architects and Quantity Surveyors Registration Board (AQRB) and Joseph Ringo (43), the principal enforcement officer at AQRB who lives in Mbezi Tangi Bovu and Ibrahim Mohamed.

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