One dead as Rwanda arrests thug in mobile money theft

The suspect in custody

Rwanda Investigation Bureau [RIB] have arrested Emmanuel Irakoze, one of the thugs that attacked an MTN mobile money agent, Jeannette Tuyisenge.

They have also revealed that the other assailant, Elias Irumva was shot dead as he tried to resist arrest by Rwanda National Police.

“In an operation with RIB, we have arrested Irakoze Emmanuel. His accomplice Irumva Elias was shot dead while resisting the arrest,” Rwanda police said.

It added: “The two are suspects of the violent robbery and assault of Tuyisenge Jeannette, an MTN agent in Remera, which took place on 23rd Feb, 2020.”

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A CCTV footage that was filmed on 23rd February 2020, shows the two thieves stealing and seriously beating a mobile money agent almost to death.



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