Rwanda National Police responded to an incident at 3am in the early morning of Friday 30th December. Nzamwita Ntabwoba Toy, driving a Toyota Land Cruiser, violated a traffic police check point near the KBC junction in Kacyiru.
Driving at high-speed, Mr Nzamwita knocked down a barrier at the manned checkpoint and proceeded to almost knock down a police officer who was trying to stop him. Police officers at the checkpoint shot at the car aiming to stop it but the driver continued to drive away and was unfortunately shot dead in the process.
RNP regrets the loss of life in this incident and conveys condolences to the family of the deceased. Further investigations are ongoing into the incident.
RNP urges all road users to avoid driving under the influence of alcohol and respect traffic rules.