Musanze: Recent machete attack claims two more lives

By IGIHE
On 25 January 2020 at 09:38

On January 22nd, 2020, Nsabiyera Emmanuel, a resident of Cyuve sector in Musanze district attacked 7 of his neighbors with a machete instantly killing one. News reports say two of his other victims passed on as well making 3 deaths.

On the night of January 22nd, Nsabiyera assaulted 7 people including 5 of his own family and two neighbors who came to their rescue. Nyirabatezi Sarah, one of the neighbors immediately succumbed to the attack.

Among the remaining 6 victims, 100-year-old Nzayirwanda Isabel who was gravely injured during the attack and her grand-daughter passed on at CHUK where they were being treated.

On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, Uwabera Alice, the Executive Secretary of Cyuve sector confirmed the news to IGIHE.

"Two other victims of the attack passed on as well. We are organizing their burial."

The remaining 4 victims who were also injured during the attack are receiving treatment at Ruhengeri hospital while Nsabiyera Emmanuel, the assaulter is held at Muhoza Police Station in Musanze as further investigation is being conducted to know how the unfortunate incident transpired.


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