Sandra Khan the famous Tanzanian Video vixen who featured in Z Anto’s song Binti Kiziwi, has opened up on her life in prison after she was arrested with Cocaine at the Hong Kong Airport in July 2013.
Popular video vixen Binti Kiziwi Opens up on life as a prisoner
In an interview with Global TV Online, Ms Sandra revealed that she was released in December 2019 and the years she spent in prison were tough. Her not having freedom, seeing her loved ones or travelling home to attend a friend's or a relative's funeral really pained her.
She disclosed that being far from home, the environment and the Culture differences in China made it harder to adjust to her new life.
“Ilikua ngumu sana kwanza ni mbali na nyumbani, pili ni mazingira, pia ikawa ni ngumu kwa sababu tuko tofauti na hao watu ambao nimewakuta huko. Kwa hiyo ilikua si kazi rahisi kwangu mimi na yale maisha , ilnipa taabu sana" said Khan.
The mother of one revealed that during her stay all she ever prayed for was to God to protect her family and her son who was almost two years old at the time she was arrested.
“Mtoto ndio mtu ambaye alikua ananiumiza kichwa, kitu pekee ambacho nlikua namuomba mungu anilindie ni mtoto wangu na familia yangu lakini namshukuru mungu nimerudi nikamkuta salama. Nilimwacha na mama lakini baadayae akawa anaishi na dada yangu na shemeji yangu ndio ambao walimlea mpaka nimerudi" revealed the video vixen.
Ms Sandra disclosed that when she was in prison, she made sure she called her son every month and wrote letters every week, so that he couldn't forget her. When she came back, she talked to him and opened up on why she was arrested because the whole time her son was in the dark.
During her stay in prison she didn’t want to see her relatives, friends or the people close to her because she didn't want them to see her in the sorry state she was in since it was already painful for her.
“Sikutaka ndugu yangu yeyote anione nikiwa kwa yale matatizo. Ilikua ni maumivu Zaidi kwa hivyo sikutaka kuona mtu wa familia yangu" said the vixen.
The mother of one, revealed that what prompted her in drug trafficking was peer pressure. “ni vishawishi. Ni mambo ya ujana na vishawishi vya marafiki”
She cautioned people against using shortcuts saying that she had learned her lesson the hard way. Ms Sandra stated that she would rather sell tomatoes and earn a living through legal means than breaking the law.
“Vitu ambavyo nimejifunza ni shortcut. Ni kitu amabacho sitataka kijirudie katika Maisha yangu. Ni bora nifanye kitu ambacho kimenyooka au niuze hata nyanya lakini kufanya Maisha ya shortcut hapana. Sitokuwa na tamaa ya kitu chechote" said Sandra.
“Swala la madawa ni swala baya sana. Ni kitu ambacho nakijutia. Ni kitu kinahadhiri vijana wengi sana. wanafanya kukosa mambo yao. Mara ya kwanza sikujua hadhari zake lakini ni kitu kibaya sana kwa hivyo nawashauri vijana si kitu cha kufanya wala kutumia nimeona hadhari nyingi sana"
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