The man responsible for the Bahir-dar massacre has been found dead this morning.
A rogue police officer had killed twelve people in the in Bahir-dar city, around the vicinity called Abay Mado – Kebele eleven, on Sunday evening around 9 pm.
He continued randomly shooting people on the street, causing the death of another eleven and seriously injuring another two.
The police officer, who is member of a Federal Police unit stationed in the vicinity of Bahirdar city, was identified as Constable Fekadu Nasha and said to be from Oromiya region.
Constable Fekadu has managed to escape pursuit by security officers jumping into Blue Nile river from a bridge at a specific location called Chore-Chora. His body was found this morning after a high-profile search by the Federal police and local militia.
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalgne issued a prompt press statement on Monday calling the massacre “cruel, outrageous and unacceptable”.
Similarly, Ayalew Gobeze, President of Amhara state pledged that he will hold into account if concerned officers and officials would be found of responsible of “creating conducive environment” for the massacre and for not halting it in time.
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