Politi­cian ‘mur­dered’

Kuwait Times - - International -

NAIROBI: A lo­cal leader of the main Tan­za­nian op­po­si­tion party has been found beaten to death after men bun­dled him into a car, party chair­man Free­man Mbowe said yes­ter­day. Daniel John was re­spon­si­ble for the Chadema party in the Hananasif dis­trict of the eco­nomic cap­i­tal Dar es Salaam, where a heated lo­cal elec­tion cam­paign is un­der way. “Daniel John was kid­napped on Mon­day in the street by men in a car,” Free­man Mbowe told AFP, the leader of the op­po­si­tion in par­lia­ment.A friend of John, who was snatched at the same time but who sur­vived the at­tack after be­ing left for dead, was able to de­scribe what then hap­pened. “They were beaten and tor­tured, and the tor­tur­ers were ask­ing why they were cam­paign­ing for Chadema’s can­di­date,” Mbowe said.

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