Police and investigators in Kamonyi District have recovered US$4200 (approx Rwf3.7 million) which is part of the money that was stolen in Kicukiro District, recently.
The money was recovered from the prime suspect identified as Emmanuel Ndahimana, who was also taken into custody.
Ndahimana is said to have stolen US$5500 (approximately Rwf4.8 million), on November 18, from his employer identified as Theoneste Yves Mbarushimana.
He was working as a night guard at his employer’s residence located in Rukatsa Cell, Kagarama Sector in Kicukiro.
Police spokesperson for the Southern region, Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Bonaventure Karekezi, said Ndahimana’s arrest followed exchange of information between RIB in Kicukiro and Police in the Southern, where he was believed to be hiding.
“When the victim reported the theft case at RIB station in Kicukiro, they informed the Police in Muhanga District, where the prime suspect hails,” CIP Karekezi said.
“It later came to light that Ndahimana was hiding at a friend’s home in Kamonyi, where he was arrested in the wee hours of Sunday. He was found with US$4200 and Rwf40, 000,” he added.
He advised the general public to take precaution to secure their valuables.
At is alleged that the victim had given a spare key of the room where the money was stolen, to the suspect.