The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance) of Sokoine University of Agriculture, Prof. Frederick Kahimba has visited and inspected the SUA-owned millet farms which was recently destroyed by a herd of cattle at Lukobe village in Morogoro.
While giving a brief report to DVC (A and F), the farm manager Dr. Emmanuel Mwakijungu said that, soon after they received information about the event they informed the police who responded quickly and caught the suspects. Unfortunately the group of herders managed to escape after calling their colleagues who came to rescued them leaving some of SUA security officers seriously injured.
He added that after the police investigated the incident, they managed to identify some of the suspect’s parents and ordered them to report to the police station together with their suspected children.
According to the farm manager Dr. Mwakijungu, the damaged millet is approximately five acres worth Five million Tanzanian shillings.
Source: Sokoine University of Agriculture