Case files for BK robbery suspects handed to prosecution

By IGIHE
On 6 November 2017 at 03:24

Police have said that case files for seven people suspected of being behind robbery of Bank of Kigali, Buhanda Branch in Ruhango District have been handed to prosecution for further action.

The attack took place on 24th October, 2017 when non-identified gunmen forcefully entered and shot the bank staff, injuring three and making off with an unspecified amount of money.

Following the attack, police launched investigations to ascertain the people behind the heist.

Speaking to IGIHE, the Southern Region Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Gilbert Gumira said that seven suspects were arrested and their case files were handed to prosecution.

He said that none of suspects pleaded guilty but added that they will all face justice.

Gumira assured people on security in the region adding that BK operations have since resumed

During the attack, a bankstaff identified as Quesie Muhawenimana was shot dead while Branch Manager, Sylvain Rubayita; Assistant Branch Manager, Alphonse Muhayimana and Security Guard, Evariste Kagame were injured.


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