Man killed in power struggle

A fight over a phone charger turned deadly last weekend. Photo: Daniel Hayduk

A fight over a phone charger turned deadly last weekend. Photo: Daniel Hayduk

A fight over a phone charger after a power outage has lead to the death of a 24-year-old in Dodoma.

According to Regional Police Commissioner Lazaro Mambosasa, two students were fighting over the phone charger and one struck the other with a sharp metal object.

Basil Msabila, 24, died in hospital, Mambosasa says, speaking to the Citizen.

Charles Makele, 19, has been arrested in connection with the incident, which occurred on March 6.

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