Witnesses told IGIHE that the 40-year-old man got mental disorders on Christmas day morning and tried to kill his children and wife but they ran away and luckily escaped from him. The perpetrator continued to victims who he killed one by one.
The victims are Reverien Nzeyimana 35, Juliette Mukankiko 55, Jean Nsekanabo 33 and Venuste Kezimfura 65.
Speaking to IGIHE, the Executive Secretary of Kamegeri Sector, Dative Mwibonere said that Police retained the murderer while victim bodies were taken to Kigeme Hospital.
“The incident occurred on Christmas day around 8:00am. He took the hoe and killed one by one in their homes, he was hitting the hoe in their heads. The man is now held at Gasaka Police station,” she said.
Mwibonere added that the murderer used to have mental disorders but had not attended any hospital for treatment.
Officials called on residents to timely inform authorities on everything that seems a threat to their security.