The duo aged 21 and 37 respectively is suspected of murdering the girl on 26th April 2022 in Burera Village, Rugazi Cell of Katabagemu Sector in Nyagatare District.
The suspects are detained at Katabagemu RIB Post. Their files have been transferred to the Prosecution while the third suspect is at large.
If convicted of contemplated murder, the suspects are liable to a life sentence as per Rwanda’s penal code.
RIB has cautioned the general public against such crimes and reminded them that culprits will face justice.
It is said that the girl who was stabbed to death worked as a supervisor at a farm in the area. She would prepare the payroll and ensure everyone is fed at work.
A source has told IGIHE that the girl has been working at the farm for five years.
On the evening of 25th April 2022, it is said that the daughter left the farm heading to the main road along with a cow-keeper.
They shopped items that were taken home by the cowboy while the lady stayed behind.
It is said that the girl stayed with cow-keepers from neighboring farm with whom they were sharing foods.
Her body was later found with evidences that she was raped before being stabbed to death. The body was dumped at the farm where she worked in Rwanyingo.
The girl’s body was taken to Ngarama Hospital postmortem the next day before burial at his birthplace in Rwamagana District.