TERRORIST SUSPECT ATTEMPTS TO ESCAPE; SHOT DEAD

Yesterday in the evening, one Muhammad Mugemangango who had been in detention at Kanombe Police Station on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities, led Police officers to his Kimironko residence for search operation.

On the way back, he jumped off the vehicle whereupon he was shot so he doesn’t escape but died in the process. The incident took place at around 9:13 pm at Kimironko-Mushumbamwiza road.                                         

Muhammad Mugemangango was Deputy Imam Kimironko Mosque. He was under investigations for mentoring Rwandan youths into Jihad and recruiting them to join Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria. Investigation continues to establish further details in this case.

Rwanda National Police, acting on info provided by the public, has detected formation of terror networks and we will do our best to unmask the network and deal with them in accordance with the law.


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