Residents chop off ears of suspected thief in Rubirizi district

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By Felix Biryomumaisho

A 28 year old man is nursing injuries after residents cut off his ears accusing him of theft.
The incident happened, Saturday 26th June 2021 in Kasoga village Rubirizi district.

The victim has been identified as Kyankuwade, a resident of Rugyenda Village, Mushumba Parish in Ryeru Subcounty Rubirizi district.
It’s alleged that Kyankuwade had terrorized residents by stealing their household property including mattresses, plastic chairs, plates, saucepans among others.

He was arrested in the wee hours of Saturday at around 3 am breaking into a house in Kasoga village which prompted residents to beat him to near death plus cutting off his ears.
He was found with more than 50 master keys which he has been using to break into various houses.

By press time, he was nursing serious wounds at Rugazi Health Centre IV under tight security by police to avoid any other threats.


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