Tanzanian businessman faces human trafficking charge

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Extension II Magistrate’s Court has ordered the wife of a Tanzanian, John Leonard Massawe, who is facing charges of human trafficking, to be restrained from communicating with witnesses in Tanzania.

The prosecutor in the case, Priscilla Israel told the court yesterday that the accused’s wife had in the past communicated with potential witnesses in Tanzania. She said by so doing she may temper with their investigations, which are still at initial stages.

“Because the offence originated from another country, Tanzania, the police here have to liaise with the authorities in Tanzania when conducting their investigations. We have agreed with the defence that they give us at least 14 days to set foot in Tanzania,” said the attorney.

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