3 military officers accused of assault to be publicly tried

By IGIHE
On 3 April 2020 at 08:25

A few hours after news that three soldiers assaulted residents of Kangondo village, Remera sector in Kigali, they have been apprehended and will be publicly tried today, March 3rd, 2020.

Victims reported the assault to local media on March 2nd, 2020.

Military spokesperson Lt Col Innocent Munyengango told IGIHE that investigation is ongoing and that the military court will follow up with the proceedings to ensure justice is served.

Lt Col Munyengango said that crimes committed by a Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) soldier cannot be tolerated and that the three suspects will be prosecuted as stated by the law.

"Their court hearing will be public and will be conducted where the crime was committed."


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