The 2 people were shot after defying Coronavirus lockdown orders.
The police narrated that the “deceased attacked and wrestled to the ground a police officer who was on routine patrol,” Rwanda Police said on its Twitter account. “This prompted his colleague to fire at the attackers in self-defense.”
The police killed 2 people after they failed to stay indoors over coronavirus.
The East African country is currently enforcing a two-week lockdown since March 22.
“People should not confuse the measures taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 with this unfortunate incident,” the police said on Twitter.