Police in Kisoro is hunting for a 28-year-old man who is alleged to have killed four members of his family by hacking.
Elly Maate the Kigezi region police spokesman identifies the suspect as Gerald Ndikumukiza and The deceased as Sebitama Deogratious, his father Nyiraguhirwa Bonconsira, Mujawimana Maliserina and Nyiramahoro Joan 20, all residents of Kageyo village in Nyarubuye sub county in Kisoro district.
Maate says on Thursday at a round 9pm, the suspect Ndikumukiza Gerald who is a resident of the same place grabbed a panga and attacked the four family members and hacked them to death.
“During this attack he first killed the wife Mujawimana Mariserina, thereafter he killed Nyiramahoro Joan, Habyaremye George and then proceed to kill his father Sebutama Deogratious and ended with the mother Nyiraguhirwa Bonconsira.” Said Maate
The suspect is said to have arrived Thursday from Masaka where he had been working as a casual labourer with his brother Habyaremye George.
He says the motive of killing is not known although he has a history of mental illness.
Police visited the scene and took recorded statements from witnesses.