A body of a 12-year old boy has been found in Rwampara marshland near Kigali Sports Club.
The police spokesperson in Kigali city, Supt Hitayezu Emmanuel has told IGIHE that the body has been seen today morning around 7:00 hours.
“It is true that we have been informed about the body of a child in streamlet crossing Rwampara marshaland separating Kicukiro and Nyarugenge districts. Police rushed to retrieve the body and took it to Kacyiru Police Hospital for postmortem,” he said.
“We are still in the process of identifying the deceased and her parents,” he added.
Supt Hitayezu Emmanuel appealed to parents to keep their children away from water canals or crossing rivers in rainy season lest they drown.