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Prominent Tanzanian Businessman Murdered: Healer Testifies in High-Profile Case

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Nitish Verma
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Prominent Tanzanian Businessman Murdered: Healer Testifies in High-Profile Case

In a chilling development in Arusha, Tanzania, the city famous for Tanzanite, Erasto Msuya, a leading gemstone businessman known as Billionaire Msuya, was brutally murdered. Unknown assailants, who had meticulously planned their actions, executed the crime in the Hai district. Masquerading under the guise of a Tanzanite deal, the murderers, riding a motorcycle, lured Msuya into a deadly trap.

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Gruesome Murder

The assailants, armed with an SMG rifle, shot Msuya multiple times, inflicting 22 bullet wounds, demonstrating the sheer brutality of the crime. Riding the waves of shock and horror, the crime has been a cause of major concern in Tanzania, prompting widespread calls for justice.

A Twist in the Tale

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In a dramatic twist to the ongoing trial, the fifth witness for the prosecution, a traditional healer named Khalid Sankamunge from Tabora, testified that two of the accused sought his services. They wanted a protective charm to evade the law. Sankamunge, also a village chairman, grew suspicious of their intentions and took prompt action to have them apprehended.

The Healer's Role

Sankamunge's active cooperation with the police led to the capture of the accused following a village chase. The healer's testimony carried weight in the court proceedings, shedding light on the involvement of traditional healing practices in the aftermath of the crime. His son also testified, facing cross-examination regarding his recollection of personal details.

This high-profile murder case of Billionaire Msuya has gripped the nation, largely due to the brutal nature of the crime and the unexpected involvement of traditional healing practices. As the trial unfolds, the quest for justice continues, with the world closely watching the developments.

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