A prominent gospel singer in the country, Ms Rose Muhando, 38, a resident of Dodoma, was on Saturday June 3rd arrested for allegedly illegally obtaining over Sh900,000 from Africa Inland Church Tanzania (AICT) in the Region.
Singida Regional Police Commander (RPC), Ms Debora Magiligimba, told reporters on Monday that Ms Muhando was arrested on June 3, this year, at Mang’onyi Village in Ikungi Village.
Tuko News reported that Muhando received money from the AICT Singida choir master to attend the group’s album launch in November 2016.
On the said day of the launch which took place on November 13, 2016, at Namfua Stadium in Singida, Muhando never showed up after she had been booked and paid.
During the police investigation, the former devout Muslim and mother of three admitted she had received money from the choir and never attended their launch.
According to her, she fell ill and couldn’t attend the launch adding that she was ready to refund the choir.