A female Tanzanian artiste, Kijakazi Pazi Shaban, died last week after she was allegedly battered by her husband. The artist known by her stage name Zamzam, was said to have died at her home in Musoma. .
Her husband, a police officer, Hamad Ally took Zamzam’s body to a morgue in Temeke, Dar es Salaam after she succumbed to her injuries.
According to Edaily of Kenya, Zamzam had in the past sent gory photos of her deformed, wounded face to friends, saying she had been cruelly beaten by her husband – and that if anything should happen to her, then her husband should be held accountable.
Postmortem performed at a Temeke hospital on Zamzam’s body revealed that the singer succumbed to her injuries following a beating. Her husband was arrested and is being held at Chang’ombe police station as investigations continue.