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Two armed murder suspects arrested

By IGIHE
On 5 December 2022 at 10:19

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has confirmed the arrest of two men suspected of killing two people with a gun (pistol) in Kigali City.

A statement released by RNP on Sunday shows that the suspects are identified as Ndagijimana Patrick and Ndagijimana Yves.

They are suspected of killing Idris Mujyambere, 49, in the night of 18th May 2022 in Kicukiro District.

“Jointly with other security organs, we have arrested Ndagijimana Patrick and Ndagijimana Yves who are suspected of using a gun [pistol] to kill Mujyambere Idrissa, 49, on the night of 18th May 2022, in Masaka Sector, Kicukiro District and Kayitare Jean Pierre, 45, on 13th November 2022,” reads the statement in part.

Police announced that Mujyambere who was a money-changer in the City of Kigali was killed at his residence while Kayitare who was a driver in the City of Kigali was killed after being lured to Ndagijima Patrick’s residence located in Nyarugenge District, Rwezamenyo sector where a vehicle he was driving was stolen.

RNP Spokesperson, CP John Bosco Kabera has said that investigations are ongoing.

IGIHE has learnt from Kayitare’s neighbors that killers took his body to Rugarama graveyard where they paid Rwf200,000 to security guards to allow them bury the deceased.

It is said that the murderers were seen by a resident who passed by the cemetery around 12h:00 midnight and alerted local leaders.

One of witnesses said that security organs went to the scene in the next morning and confirmed that the Kayitare was killed before burial. The car he was driving was also stolen.

Intentional murder attracts life imprisonment as per article 107 of Rwanda’s penal code.

Mujyambere Idris was killed in May 2022.
Kayitare was killed and buried in Rugarama cemetery.

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