Tanzania’s opposition politician Freeman Mbowe has reportedly been arrested just hours before hosting a meeting of activists demanding a new constitution.
Tanzanian sources told kenyabreaking that Mbowe was among at least 12 leaders arrested in the wee hours of Wednesday morning in Mwanza.
Security forces reportedly broke down his hotel door and seized him at around 3 am.
SOS ALERT ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE #Tanzania
Head of opposition @freemanmbowetz has been taken by security forces who broke down his hotel door and seized him at 3am in Mwanza!
He held a press conference yday and was to be in a meeting today to demand a new constitution! pic.twitter.com/9U31zbHoDh
— Maria Sarungi Tsehai (@MariaSTsehai) July 21, 2021