NGORORERO- A 70-year old woman in Ngororero District early this week surrendered to police after allegedly slaying her 5-year-old granddaughter.
Marie Mukabagema, went on the run, but later turned herself in.
Police alleges that Mukabagema chopped off the neck of the little girl only identified as Dukuzemariya with a knife.
Neighbours discovered the deceased’s body lying in a pool of blood.
The motive of the murder is still unknown but witnesses said that the woman is mentally unstable.
“Residents have consistently told us that she is not mentally stable and investigations into the claim are going on,” Gideon Ruboneza, the District Mayor told The New Times yesterday.
Two people suspected to be accomplices are also in custody.
Crime in Ngororero District is on the rise with the girl’s murder now the fifth in less than just a month.