By Karama Kenyunko, Michuzi TV
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Biswalo Mganga said the National Peace and Security of Tanzania is the responsibility of every citizen, Tanzanian or foreign citizen in the country.
He said, it is not just the responsibility of the only bodies empowered to maintain …, it is not the Security Force, the Judiciary or the National Prosecution Office, it is the responsibility of each and every one of us because peace and security disappear from each other in one way or another. others will be affected and also you will not be able to have a Developed country without Justice, Peace and Security
DPP Mganga made the remarks on September 17 during a press conference held at his office in Dar es Salaam.
He said the main purpose of having a prosecution office in all countries of the world is to co-operate with all intelligence agencies to ensure that the country has peace and stability.
“The main purpose of the prosecution is to ensure that people do not break the law, people follow the law and the country has peace and security where if you take all that together you will find the main goal is to have the rule of law so that there is no country where everyone takes the law for themselves. as he pleases. ” Said the DPP
He said there have been statements from many people saying they are going to the DPP’s office, but in his understanding he said the DPP’s office is the room he uses as an office but the existing office is the National Prosecution Office whose responsibilities are to prosecute or criminal cases here. a country that also has its own constitutional responsibilities.
He also said that since the establishment of the office they have managed to control cyber theft and have also been able to control the brutal killings of Albinos where for the past five years only five cases have been opened where four cases have been concluded for suspects to be convicted and one is in the hearing stage
He also urged parents who co-operate with men who have been raped and married their daughters or destroy the evidence of their children being raped, to stop immediately as they will be dealt with severely if such parents are included.
The DPP has also called on citizens facing various grievances affecting his office, including delays in detectives or suspects being detained at police stations, to come to their offices and lodge their grievances which he has promised will be dealt with expeditiously.
For his part, Paul Kadushi, director of property confiscation, said that apart from the various challenges, the sector has also been successful in the country where the country has been able to obtain an order for the confiscation of assets resulting from various offenses, including poaching. drugs and mineral smuggling.
“So far 143 vehicles, 163 motorcycles, 23 houses and 10 stadiums from different parts of the country, have been nationalized. In mining, 84.07 tonnes worth Shs. 45.82 billion. six and 425 kg of gold worth Shs. 38.9 billion. We have also confiscated 18,409 logs worth Shs. 1.15 billion, said Kadushi
The Director of the Division of Case Management and Investigation Coordination, Hashim Ngole, mentioned other achievements of the office is to speed up the investigation of cases and
He added that in order to reduce the overcrowding in various prisons in the country, they facilitated the amendment of the law to establish a clause that allows suspects to meet with the DPP and ask for confession.
Director of property confiscation, impala crimes and specific crimes, Paul Kadushi speaking at a DPP session with editors of various media outlets in Dar es Salaam.
The Director of Public Prosecutions in Tanzania, Biswalo Mganga following up on topics presented to media editors and directors of various divisions at the National Prosecution Office. Next to him is Oswald Tibabyekomya, Director of the Division of Prosecution Division.
Director of the case management and investigation coordination division, Hashim Ngole presenting the topic at the session. Left is Rosemary Shio, Director of Fraud, Fraud and Corruption Offenses Division.
some news editors following the session.