The incident took place in the night of Friday 3rd June 2022 around 10:00 p.m. in Akagarama Village, Muyogoro Cell at cowsheds.
Sources indicate that the cowherd admitted to have killed his co-worker over drunkenness.
The Executive Secretary of Huye Sector, Prosper Rwamucyo has told IGIHE that investigation is underway to establish the reason behind the murder.
“It has not yet been confirmed whether they had wrangles but relevant authorities have launched investigation,” he said.
The suspect is detained at Huye RIB Station while the body has been taken to the University Teaching Hospital of Butare (CHUB) for autopsy.
The suspect and the deceased hailing from Nyaruguru District have been working together for two months.
A young man aged 27 has been also arrested over allegedly being an accomplice in the murder.