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Teacher arrested for allegedly raping patient with mental illness

By IGIHE
On 7 October 2021 at 01:21

A teacher from Boneza sector, Rutsiro district of Western Province has been arrested over allegedly raping a girl with mental illness.

The Acting Executive Secretary of Boneza sector, Jean Claude Mbanzabugabo has said that the incident happened in the night of Tuesday 5th October 2021 in Bikono village of Bushaka cell.

“It is true that two men brought the teacher to sector offices in the night of Tuesday claiming that he was caught red handed raping a patient with mental disorders. They heard the girl crying, informed village leaders that the suspect was arrested and brought to our offices. We also handed him to Police,” he said.

Mbanzabugabo urged residents to report crimes on time.

The accused teacher is detained at Ruhango Police Station in the area while the mentally ill girl aged 31 was taken to One Stop Center at Murunda Hospital for assistance.


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