KAYONZA — Unknown assailants on Saturday stabbed to death a woman in Kabarondo sector, Kayonza District, local authorities said.
The body of Amina Uwimana, of Nyakabungo village was found lying in a pool of blood in her bedroom, her children said.
Dieodone Manirafasha narrated that they were alerted of the death of their mother after they came back from handling some domestic chores.
“We left to search for firewood at 8 am, when our mother was alright. As we came in we heard some commotion in the kitchen,” Manirafasha narrated.
“This prompted us to check on our mother in her bedroom, only to find her lying in a pool of blood,” added Manirafasha.
Local leaders said four people have been arrested in connection with the murder.
“We are aware of the killing and four suspects who were found with machetes at around 8.30 pm were arrested and are detained at Kabarondo Police Station,” authorities said.
Nyakabungo residents said such criminal incidences were not new in the sector.
Previously, residents said, another person was killed in a similar manner in Kinzovu village.
And last year, a girl was murdered by unknown attackers while going to church.
Security officials acknowledged such criminal incidences, saying investigations are still ongoing.