Fadhili Silwimba, 32, who insulted Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli on Facebook, jailed
Fadhili Silwimba, 32, who on September 7, 2019, provoked Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli on Facebook, jailed photos
Fadhili Silwimba, 32, in Prison. FILE


Fadhili Silwimba, 32, who on September 7, 2019, provoked Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli on Facebook has been convicted to three years in jail, or pay a Tsh5 million (Ksh230, 000) fine.


Fadhili Silwimba, a resident of Nzoka Village in Momba District, Songwe Region, was found guilty of the offence by a Songwe Region court on Tuesday, August 4.


Resident Magistrate in Charge, Kassim Mkwawa, said he found Silwimba guilty of abusing the internet against to Section 23(Parts 1 and 2) of Tanzania’s cyber laws enacted in 2015.


The State prosecutor, Flavian Leonard Chacha, told the court that the suspect committed the offence on September 7, 2019.

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