A man identified as Mahoro Jean Bosco has been shot dead as he tried to escape from detention.
Mahoro was arrested yesterday at Kamembe police station in Kamembe sector of Rusizi district after stabbing a staff of District Administration Security Support Organ (DASSO) in the head with machete as the official on duty accompanied law enforcers to raze down his house constructed without following standards.
The police spokesperson in Western Province, CIP Theobald Kanamugire has confirmed the information saying Mahoro’s escape may have been triggered by fear of gravity of the crime he committed.
“He may have feared the gravity of committed crime which prompted his escape. The policeman shot him dead as he tried to scape. The incident happened around 5:00 hours," he said.