Four members of the same family in Pemba District of Southern Province have died after the house they were sleeping in was set ablaze .
Southern Province Police Commanding Officer , Paul Achiume has named the suspect as 74 years old Jethro Makondo of Manjeta village in Hamaundu chiefdom.
Mr Acciume disclosed that three others who had rushed to the scene to rescue the house occupants were also shot at by the same arsonist.
He said the incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday, November 22,2022.
Mr Achiume stated that the arsonist later hanged himself after committing the offence.