One killed in southern Bujumbura

Consolate Havyarimana, 45, was shot dead in front of her house in Kizingwe locality, Kanyosha area in Muha commune in the south of Bujumbura.

Kizingwe locality, where Consolate Havyarimana was killed

This mother of a child also mother of the ruling party CNDD-FDD was attacked by unidentified gunmen when she was going home from work in the night of 20 February around 8:00 p.m. “She was a business woman,” say her neighbor.

Sources on the spot say they do not know the motives for this assassination. They claim, however, that it was the second time she was attacked by armed people. “She recently escaped from death. She was seriously injured in a similar attack a few months ago, “says one of her relatives.

“She was not in conflict with anyone. We are surprised. We don’t suspect anyone behind this crime,” he adds.

The victim’s relatives and neighbors call on the security forces to conduct an in-depth investigation to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Pierre Nkurikiye, spokesman for the Ministry of Public says the police started investigations. “The Judicial Police Officer arrived at the scene to get information just after the crime had been committed,” says Nkurikiye.