2 killed as police launches investigation in Bujumbura

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Burundi ministry of internal affairs and public security said that on Tuesday two dead bodies were found in one of the Bujumbura suburbs in Gatunguru.

According to the spokesman of the Ministry of Public Security Pierre Nkurikiye, the dead bodies were found on Tuesday early morning at around 7:45 am local time.

“One dead body is yet to be identified which was shot dead. The second body that was strangled to death was identified by the Police as Ndikumana Constantin a local leader who was married and father of 4 children,” said the Spokesman.

According to the Burundian government investigations have been launched into the killing and one suspect was arrested pending further investigation.


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