PHOTOS: Grief As Body Of Rwandan Banker Murdered In Mozambique Is Brought Home


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He had just parted with a delegation of investors who he had dropped off at a hotel.

The late Theogene Turatsinze

Turatsinze was a Managing Director of the Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) between 2005 -2007.

Rwanda’s envoy to S. Africa Vincent Karega told media last week the motive behind the killing could have been ‘kidnap but no one tried to ask for a ransom until this morning [yesterday] when his body was discovered’ tied by ropes and floating in a lake.

Theogene Turatsinze’s relatives and friends wait for the arrival of the plane carrying his remains

Karega told The New Times at the time of his death, Turatsinze was an accomplished businessman and a vice Chancellor at a private university in Maputo.

He said the deceased’s car was found parked and intact.

The departed bankers’ relatives received the body at Kanombe

Chimpreports has established that dozens of the businessman’s relatives and friends who included Senator Bernard Makuza were at the Kanombe airport to receive the remains.

The widow (Centre) is comforted by relatives

A memorial service was held at Regina Pacis in Remera ahead of burial in Rusororo.

Mozambique Police are investigating the cause of the banker’s death.

Theogene Turatsinze’s murder has shocked the nation


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