Man held for killing family

RULINDO - A 38-year old man has been arrested by Gicumbi Police for killing his father and a 15-year old brother, by throwing a grenade at them, on Sunday. The suspect, only identified as Mugabonejo, accused the deceased, whose names were not readily available, of witchcraft, Police said. The incident took place at Kisaro Sector of Rulindo District. 

RULINDO - A 38-year old man has been arrested by Gicumbi Police for killing his father and a 15-year old brother, by throwing a grenade at them, on Sunday.

The suspect, only identified as Mugabonejo, accused the deceased, whose names were not readily available, of witchcraft, Police said. The incident took place at Kisaro Sector of Rulindo District. 

“The assailant is still under police interrogation to establish his motive. Preliminary investigation indicates the attack was due to a domestic related wrangle,” said Police Spokesman Supt Theos Badege.

“The assailant had claimed he had two grenades in his possession and had already surrendered one to the police, during the voluntary disarmament programme.”

Badege advised residents still in possession of illegal firearms and other dangerous explosives to voluntarily hand them to the Police.

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