4 members of same family killed, as suspect goes to the graveyard

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.