Mr Msangi told reporters on Friday that there are indications the suspects had also planned to attack other homes, including the ones owned by the Second Vice-President, Ambassador Seif Ali Idi, and the Deputy CCM Secretary General (Zanzibar), Mr Vuai Ali Vuai.
Kijichi on the outskirts of the Stone Town. He named the suspects as Omar Bakar Nassor (26), Hassan Omar Issa (67), who is the Civic United Front (CUF) Chairman for West District, Saleh Mohammed Saleh (34), West District CUF Secretary and Suleiman Mohamed Bakari (50), CUF Secretary for Mfenesini.“In the preliminary findings, Omar Bakar Nassor has admitted throwing an explosive device at the house. Investigations continue as the hunt for explosives manufacturer has been intensified,” DCP Msangi said. He also informed reporters that the other suspects in custody had admitted playing a role in planning the explosions targeting the houses.
Mr Msangi added that a massive operation is underway to track down criminals wherever they may be hiding in suspected hideouts. He warned political leaders and youth groups planning any criminal act, saying they will definitely be arrested and charged.