Rulindo: Sector executive secretary arrested for causing death

By IGIHE
On 16 February 2021 at 12:03

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has arrested Jean Claude Shabani, the Executive Secretary of Ntarabana sector in Rulindo district, Northern Province for unwillingly causing death following an accident in which he knocked dead a resident with his car.

The accident took place in Kiyanza cell, Ntarabana sector in Rulindo district.

The spokesperson of RIB, Dr Murangira B. Thierry has said that Shabani committed the accident on 10th February 2021 when he knocked a resident identified as Hakorimana Justin, 18, during an accident that resulted into death.

The spokesperson revealed that Shabani was later arrested on 11th February on account of unwillingly killing a person.

Processes to send Shabani’s file to the Prosecution is underway.

If convicted, Shabani is liable to a sentence between six months and two years or fine between Rwf 500, 000 and Rwf 2, 000, 0000 as per article 111 of Rwanda’s Penal Code.


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