Mugimba, Iyamuremye remanded

Published by Théophile Niyitegeka
On 24 November 2016 saa 05:37
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Nyarugunga court of low instance yesterday remanded the recently deported suspects of complicity in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, Jean Baptiste Mugimba and Jean Claude Iyamuremye for 30 days.

Basing their ruling on preliminary evidence, the court found it difficult to pursue the duo when they are out of detention because of the severity of alleged crimes.
The court remanded Mugimba and Iyamuremye for 30 days and reminded the duo that the decision can be appealed within five days.

Both Mugimba and Iyamuremye appeared in court for the first time on Monday for where they applied for bail.

Mugimba Jean Baptiste, 57, is alleged to have committed seven crimes including complicity in genocide, mobilizing people to execute genocide and forming gangs in which he recruited killers among others.

It is alleged that Mugimba committed the said crimes in former Nyakabanda sector in the village of ‘Abakozi ba BNR’.

The co-accused Iyamuremye is accused of six similar crimes said to have been committed in Gatare cell, Niboye sector of Kicukiro district.

Read also: http://en.igihe.com/justice/hearing-of-iyamuremye-mugimba-cases-begins.html


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