Mozambique

The Mozambican public prosecuting authorities on Tuesday charged six people for the assassination of Carlos Cardoso, the editor of the independent newssheet, Metical. The six, who include businessman Ayob Abdul Satar and former bank manager Vicente Ramaya, were arrested following a six-month investigation.

The interior ministry in Mozambique has dismissed thirty-five police officers after investigations into their conduct concluded they were corrupt.

Some fear that Carlos Cardoso's murder might never be fully investigated as 'many more crimes' would be uncovered. It has been more than three months since the assassination of Mozambique's leading investigative journalist, Carlos Cardoso.

Police in Mozambique have arrested two businessmen and a former bank manager accused of ordering the murder of investigative journalist Carlos Cardoso, according to reports.

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