Tanzania Football Federation president detained over corruption

Tanzania Football Federation president detained over corruption

The president of the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), Jamal Malinzi, has been arrested by the country’s Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau.

Malinzi was detained along with the TFF’s secretary general Selestine Mwesigwa.

The duo were held overnight and face a second round of questioning on Thursday.

According to the Bureau’s spokesperson, Musa Misalaba the pair will stay in custody until further notice as they are questioned.

The detention comes after a lengthy investigation by the bureau. Details of the specific allegations are yet to be made public.

Misalaba also disclosed that the bureau is continuing to investigate other federation officials over similar allegations.

Culled from BBC

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