The Kinondoni Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Charles Kenyela, said on Sunday that the boy, Mohamed Awadhi, died on spot at 9:00 am."His body was taken to Mwananyamala Hospital mortuary for preservation pending burial arrangements," he said.
Mr Kenyela said the boy's mother, Fatuma Ally, whose age was not known, was inside the house cleaning, adding "police were till investigating the matter."
In another incident, a carpenter identified as Baraka Aboubakari (24) drowned in the Indian Ocean when he was swimming with his friends along Coco Beach in Kinondoni municipality on the same day.
"His body was found without any wound along Coca Beach. The deceased's body was retrieved by police and taken to Mwananyamala Hospital mortuary for preservation pending funeral arrangements," he stated.He said Police were investigating the incident to establish the circumstances behind the death of Mohamed.
Meanwhile, a security guard with Quality Plastic collapsed and died mysteriously when he was crossing the road at Mwenge area in Kinondoni municipality on Saturday.
Kinondoni RPC said the security guard, Doto Alfred (50), who is a Vingunguti Darajani resident in Ilala municipality, collapsed at 3:00 pm and blood was found oozing out of his mouth.He said cause of the death was not established and that police were still investigating the matter.
Mr Kenyela further said a man aged between 35 and 40 years old died on his way to Masana Hospital after he had suffocated while drawing water inside a well at Bunju B area in Kinondoni municipality.He said the man who was identified as Gunda Bakari was rescued from the well by good Samaritans but died on the way to hospital.
"His body has been preserved at Mwananyamala Hospital mortuary pending burial arrangements," concluded Mr Kenyela.