Mageragere: Double tragedy as man kills child, commits suicide

By IGIHE
On 6 April 2021 at 12:01

A man identified as Harerimana Venuste, 24, from Nyarugenge cell, Mageragere sector in Nyarugenge district, Kigali city has strangled to death a 9-month old baby and committed suicide by hanging.

The incident took place on Sunday 4th April 2021. It is said that the man had wrangles with a cohabiting wife aged 21.

According to sources, the man killed the child and hang himself after learning that the wife had sired the baby with another man.

The executive secretary of Mageragere sector, Ntirushwa Christophe, has told IGIHE that the man decided to kill the child and kill the child after suspecting her wife of unfaithfulness.

“It is said that the wife had been impregnated by the time she cohabited with the husband who not aware. It is also said that the wife recently had sex with another man which continued to fuel the husband’s anger until he committed suicide,” he said.

Ntirushwa explained that these details were revealed by the brother of the deceased.

The bodies were taken to Kacyiru Hospital for postmortem.

He appealed to residents to report disputes on time for local leader’s interventions.


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