Rwamagana: Motorcyclists stabbed to death, passenger on the run

On 15 December 2020 at 05:03

A motorcyclist from, Mwulire sector in Rwamagana district, Eastern Province has been stabbed to death today. His passenger is suspected to be behind the murder. The incident took place around 12 noon in Cyoma village of Cyoma cell in Mwulire sector.

The executive secretary of Mwulire sector, Rwagasana Jean Claude has told IGIHE that investigation is underway to establish the murderer.

“We have found the motorcyclist dead. His passenger is the prime suspect but we are still investigating to establish the truth. Residents alerted us that they found him them shortly after the motorcyclist passed by transporting a passenger,” he said.

Police spokesperson in Eastern Province, CIP Twizeyimana Hamdun has told IGIHE that the motorcyclist has been killed around 12midday adding that the body was first seen by children.

“News circulated around 12 noon that children saw a body in Mwulire stabbed with knives in the chest. In the meantime, residents in neighboring village saw a person riding a motorbike with much blood on it. They suspected, attempted to stop him but run away and abandoned the motorbike. They inspected and established that the motorbike belongs to murdered motorcyclist,” he said.

By press time, CIP Twizeyimana said that the body was going to be taken to Rwamagana referral hospital as investigation to arrest the suspect is underway.