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Fugitive alleged Rwanda’s genocide leading figure arrested in France

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One of the world’s most wanted fugitives Félicien Kabuga, who is alleged to have been a leading figure in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda – was arrested in Paris by French authorities.

Kabuga was the most wanted of 11 genocide suspects sought by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).

France 24 report “

French gendarmes arrested him at 0530 GMT on Saturday, the ministry said.

Kabuga is Rwanda’s most-wanted man, and the United States has put a $5 million (€4.6m) bounty on his head.

A Hutu businessman, he is accused of funding the militias that massacred some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus over a span of 100 days in 1994.

 

CD eNews via Daily Nation (Kenya) / France 24 

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