The incident happened on the night of February 11, 2020, as night watchmen stopped the suspect but he, instead, took off prompting security to shoot, killing him instantly.
In his was found 284 pellets of marijuana.
The identity of the deceased has not yet been established as he had no identification documents with him.
The spokesperson of Rwanda National Police in Kigali City, Chief Inspector of Police Marie Goretti Umutesi has informed IGIHE that the incident happened at around 7:40 p.m and the deceased was aged between 21 to 23. The body was taken to Kacyiru Hospital as investigations get underway.