The Biography of the Sultans of Kilwa

86 Upon this, he was told, "If you are telling the truth, swear by Almighty Allah and on the Holy Qur'an that you are speaking the truth, and that you did not come for trouble." Sa'eed swore as they requested. He was then told, "Send to your father informing him that you took a solemn oath that you have nothing to do with this tnah he's causing. Also, tell him that he should not send anyone to us tonight. Instead, he should patiently wait where he is till the morning, and we will go to him and bring him into our land in peace." In response, Sa'eed sent a group of his condants together with a group of Kilwa locals to his father to deliver to him the message of the people of Kilwa.