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Kenyan police officers arrested in Tanzania trailing Raila Odinga as CS Amina threatened to close Tanzania Embassy in Nairobi.

Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli sworn- in Simon NyakoroSirro as the country's new Inspector General of Police (IGP).
Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli sworn- in Simon NyakoroSirro as the country's new Inspector General of Police (IGP). PHOTO | FILE
Tanzania government has arrested six police officers who allegedly to trailing NASA leader Raila Odinga. The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Simon Sirro said that the Kenyan Police officers were locked in a Dar es Salaam Police post until the main reason for being in Tanzania illegally is established that is when they will be deported to the country.


It comes after Tanzania diplomats allegedly to be evacuated in Nairobi due to a diplomatic row between the two neighbouring countries.  The Foreign affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has threatened to close the Tanzania embassy in Kenya.

The row started when almost 5000 cattle were auctioned in Tanzania when the pastoralists were searching for pasture in their country.


The Tanzania President Pombe Maghufuli has said that the neighbourhood should be respected otherwise he will evacuate all Kenyans living in Tanzania.  The President also said that his people are doing a greater job by not allowing neighbours infiltrating their country haphazardly.
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