Aide to Tanzania opposition presidential candidate Bernard Membe arrested

Tanzanian Bernard Membe, who is ACT-Wazalendo’s presidential candidate and a former Foreign Affairs minister, during a past event.

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What you need to know:

  • Police say Jerome Luanda is being held over money laundering allegations.
  • Membe and Luanda had arrived from Dubai at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday where the latter was arrested.
  • Membe said immigration officials had conducted a thorough search on their luggage.

An aide to Tanzanian presidential candidate for Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT-Wazalendo) is being held by the police for questioning on money laundering allegations.

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