A Rwandan Man Who Defied Lockdown To Go Fishing, Eaten By Crocodile

A man in Rwanda violated lockdown orders amid the coronavirus outbreak to go fishing – but was killed and eaten by a crocodile, according to a report.

“He had broken the stay-home rule, he’s among very few people here who are not cooperating with the lockdown to stop the virus,” Alice Kayitesi, mayor of the southern Kamonyi district, told the BBC.

The unidentified man was attacked by the crocodile on Wednesday in the Nyabarongo river, the news outlet reported.

The African country of some 12 million people has confirmed 40 cases of COVID-19, the highest in the region, though no deaths have been reported.

As of Sunday, the country has been under lockdown as the cases continued to rise.

Meanwhile, a local news outlet reported Monday that cops shot and killed two men in the southern district of Nyanza after a dispute about the lockdown.

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