Rubavu murder suspect shot dead escaping

By IGIHE
On 31 August 2019 at 01:34

A man identified as Hussein Mahangayiko from Nyamyumba sector, Rubavu district accused of stabbing to death his wife was yesterday shot dead by police as he attempted to escape.

The victim was not legally married to Mahangayiko with whom they shared five children.

The spouses were ensnared in wrangles and divided properties assisted by local government officials.

The sugar cane garden was given to the wife but the husband stopped from harvesting the canes and as she went to plantation yesterday as she prepared for buyers of the sugar canes, the husband followed stabbed her with a machete, killing her instantly.

Police spokesperson for Western Province, CIP Emmanuel Kayigi has confirmed that the man was shot dead attempting to escape from security officials taking him to correction services facility.

“They brought the culprit to the detention center but he jumped over the vehicle along with the Rugerero sector. Police shot at and was then taken for treatment but died before reaching the hospital,” he said.


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