Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) yesterday apologized and denounced over Major Doctor Aimable Rugomwa, a soldier who committed death of a vulnerable child Mbarushimana Théogène occurred on 4th September 2016.
Rugomwa who is a soldier and doctor in Kanombe military Hospital suspect of killing Mbarushimana Théogène, a child in Ubumwe village; Rubirizi cell; Kanombe sector in Kicukiro district by seriously kicking him till he passes away accusing teenager to attempt stealing inside of his car.
On 7th September 2016, RDF salvages the victim’s family and said what Major Aimable Rugomwa did was totally against the will of Rwanda Defence Force discipline which aims at protecting people.
“RDF denounces the outrageous incident. Our responsibilities are protecting not killing. Our duties and our culture do not include killing people but protecting and preserving their life, that why we immediately started investigation and the suspects arrested”, Said Lt Col René Ngendahimana, RDF spokesperson.
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Lt Col Ngendahimana added that what Major Doctor Aimable Rugomwa and his brother did was scandal in RDF spirit and Rwanda Defence Force need to salvage the family of Mbarushimana to grieve the deed.
Gahutu Jean Pierre, the uncle of late Mbarushimana Théogène who has accommodated him said that he has been shocked with the his death; and entreated effective justice.
“Our family’s wish is effective justice over the death of child, no one is able to resurrect him but justice will help us and we in it that as Rwanda’s institutions accustomed”, Gahutu said.
The suspect Major Dr. Aimable Rugomwa and his brother whom they lived together, have been arrested by military officials for ongoing investigations.
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