The incident took place on Thursday night in Kabahinda cell, Mururu sector when armed gangsters brought residents together and stole their money. It is said that gangsters escaped after stealing Rwf 30,000.
The vice mayor for economic affairs in Rusizi district, Kankindi Leoncie has told IGIHE that thieves shot and injured one resident who got suspicion that they are not soldiers.
“We have started activities to comfort residents. We visited residents yesterday and reminded them to provide information on time using designated official phone number. Security officials have launched investigation into the case,” she said.
“The resident who survived is getting medical attention at Gihundwe Hospital. There is hope to recover quickly because he was not severely injured,” added Kankindi.
She reassured residents that investigations are underway to hold masterminds accountable.