A 27-year-old police officer has been arrested after he allegedly killed his girlfriend for “refusing to marry him”.
James Paulo who works with the anti-graft unit in Tanzania allegedly fired three bullets into the head of his lover, Beatha Kafuru, killing her on the spot.
The incident happened at the suspect’s home in Tunduru, Ruvuma.
Authorities told Tanzanian news outlets that Paulo killed his girlfriend after she refused to marry him despite the suspect financing her college education.
Kafuru completed her diploma in nursing course recently.
Paulo told police that he had planned to marry Kafuru, whom he shares a child with, once she was out of school.