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Nyamasheke murder suspect shot dead

By IGIHE
On 10 août 2022 at 09:41

Eliezer Nzanywayimana, a young man who recently stabbed to death his parents identified as Samuel Ndindayino,74 and Rachel Mukaburanga, 64, has been shot dead.

It is said that the young man stabbed his parents’ necks on 6th August 2022.

Sources reveal that he was shot dead on Tuesday 9th August 2022 attempting to escape law enforcers on the way to a place where he had hidden the knife used to kill his parents. He was shot on the head and leg.

Police Spokesperson in Western Province, CIP Mucyo Rukundo has told IGIHE that police personnel shot the young man after declining to obey warning shots.

“As he went to show law enforcers the place where he had hidden the knife used to kill parents, the young man escaped on the way. Police personnel fired a bullet into the sky to stop him but he neglected the warning. He was then shot,” he said.

CIP Rukundo urged the general public to abide by laws and shun violence.

Nzanywayimana killed his parents in Gakomeye Village of Kigarama Cell in the evening of 6th August 2022.

His sister Dative Nyirahaguma testified that the young man had been threatening his parents via phone calls that he would kill them over rejecting his plan to sell inherited land.

Nzanywayimana lived in Kanombe of Kigali City from where he went to kill his parents in Nyamasheke.

After committing the murder, the young man escaped and later arrested in Karengera , Kirimbi Sector on the following day. He has been detained at Ntendezi Station prior to his death.


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