The United States has commended the act of deporting Ladislas Ntaganzwa suspected of genocide crimes to be tried in Rwanda considering it a great step towards fighting impunity.
US consider the deportation as partnership in judicial sectors among Great Lakes Region as spelt out by the statement of US foreign affairs department.
Ladislas Ntaganzwa is suspected of having participated in taking lives of more than 20,000 during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. He was returned to Rwanda on March 19th 2016.
Ntaganzwa was the leader of Nyakizu district in former Butare province during the 1994 genocide against Tutsi.
He is suspected to have got involved in the preparation of genocide and killings of over 20,000 Tutsi who fled to Cyahinda parish. He is also accused of raping Tutsi women.
He was among the top three genocide suspects sought by the International Tribunal for Rwanda.
- Ntaganda was Returned to Rwanda on March 19th 2016.