Security organs in Nyamasheke District are searching for a primary school teacher in Bisumo Cell in Cyato Sector, who has escaped from custody.
He is being charged with raping a 16-year-old girl.
The teacher was arrested on Tuesday, 20 November 2018.
Nyamasheke District Vice-Mayor in charge of social affairs, Claudette Mukamana says the teacher escaped on Tuesday night.
“He escaped from DASSO custody at Bisumbo Cell, so we are searching for him,” she said.
She said that various institutions have begun to search for him.
Article 133 stipulates that anyone convicted by court for raping a child is sentenced to a term not less than 20 years but not beyond 25 years.