The Spokesperson of Rwanda National Police (RNP), John Bosco Kabera has said that detainees were shot after declining to move back.
“We are informed that Police officers were serving washing water to detainees in the morning. As they entered in, some detainees stepped out the detention facility and run away. Police on duty fired five detainees after declining to obey the warning shot,” he said.
It is said that the detainees were held at a RIB station in the area awaiting their cases to be transferred to the Prosecution.