RWANDA INVESTIGATION BUREAU

Ubunyamwuga . Ukuri . Ubwitange

RIB STATEMENT ON THE ARREST OF PAUL RUSESABAGINA

Posted: 31.08.2020, 11:18

1.  RIB informs the general public that, through international cooperation, Paul Rusesabagina was arrested and is in the custody of RIB.

2.  Rusesabagina is suspected to be the founder, leader, sponsor and member of violent, armed, extremist terror outfits including MRCD and PDR-Ihumure, operating out of various places in the region and abroad.

3.  He has been subject of an International Arrest Warrant, wanted to answer charges of serious crime including terrorism, arson, kidnap and murder, perpetrated against unarmed, innocent Rwandan civilians on Rwandan territory, including in Nyabimata - Nyaruguru district in June 2018 and in Nyungwe - Nyamagabe district in December 2018.

4.  He is currently detained at Remera Police Station while his case file is being processed in accordance with Rwandan criminal procedure.