A controversial Tanzanian Muslim cleric has been arrested for stoking religious hatred, police have said.
Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda's arrest comes after Muslim protesters vandalised and torched five churches in the main city, Dar es Salaam, last week.
The violence followed rumours that a Christian boy urinated on a Koran.
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