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Karongi: Eight arrested over alleged murder

By IGIHE
On 27 December 2021 at 05:07

Eight people have been arrested over alleged role in the murder of a man identified as Steven Nshimiyimana, 36 hailing from Rubengera sector, Karongi district.

He was killed in the night of Christmas 25th December 2021.

Nshimiyimana’s body was seen in the morning of 26th December in Karere village, Gacaca cell, Rubengera sector.

Residents rushed to alert local leaders and security officials, whereafter, Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) arrested eight people who had shared drink with the deceased and returned home together with him on Christmas.

The executive secretary of Rubengera sector, Medald Nkusi has told IGIHE that his body was seen with wounds in the chest raising suspicion that he might have been stabbed.

“We request residents to provide information on time and avoid disputes that can trigger similar incidents. They should seek assistance from local leaders to solve disputes,” he said.

Nshimiyimana who worked as a porter leaves a woman and three children.


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