Three arrested for hiding remains of genocide victims

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 22 August 2020 at 12:41

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) have arrested three men including a pastor of the ADEPR Gahoko church, facing prosecution for hiding remains of victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

The suspects are Pastor Munyankindi Landouard who was arrested on August 16, 2020, Deacon Mugabarigira Narcisse arrested on August 18, and Nzabonimpa Crysostome arrested on August 19, 2020, all detained at Nyamabuye RIB Station.

RIB spokesperson, Dr. Thierry Murangira confirmed the arrest.

“They face prosecution for hiding evidence and and information about the Genocide. The arrests are related to the bodies of the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi found during the construction of a water reservoir at the ADEPR / Gahogo church.”

“Before they built the church they found the bodies, removed and hid them. The bodies were however recently found as technicians were repairing the tank.”


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