page http://chaudharylaw.com/wp-admin/includes/media.php geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Bella Uwase’s precious life was cut short by Hora Sylvestre who waylaid and killed the girl in the family compound after he had been sacked as a house-helper.
Hora used a knife to slit Bella’s throat.
The girl succumbed to over bleeding as she was being rushed to a hospital.
The brutal murder outraged the nation, with police coming under intense public pressure to comb all corners of the country in the hunt for the beast.
In a brief statement on Monday, Police said Hora was found in Kabarore, Gatsibo District where he was hiding.
“The arrest followed a tip-off by members of the public,” said Police.
Hora (R) being paraded by police on Monday
A memorial service was held today to pray for Bella’s soul.
Hora will be charged with murder.
Police urged families to register particulars of their maids with local authorities.