Ingabire Victoire summoned for interrogation over Musanze attacks

On 8 October 2019 at 05:31

Ingabire Victoire Umuhoza, the Chairperson of FDU-Inkingi political party has been summoned for interrogation on recent deadly attacks in Kinigi sector, Musanze district that left 14 residents killed and injured many more, IGIHE has learned.

Following the deadly attack on residents of Musanze that left fourteen killed with traditional arms, Police mounted a hunt for the assailants and confirmed that 19 of the attackers were shot dead while 5 were arrested and paraded before the media yesterday.
A statement signed by RNP spokesperson, John Bosco Kabera reads that some of the assailants who killed residents with extreme cruelty are still on the run that whoever involved will be held accountable.

Surviving attackers said they were from RUD Urunana, united rebel outfits FDLR FOCA and RNC.

These rebel groups are affiliated to five united political parties known as P5. These include Amahoro People’s Congress, Forces Démocratiques Unifieés – Inkingi (FDU-Inkingi); People’s Defence Pact-Imanzi (PDP-Imanzi), Rwanda National Congress (RNC) and PS Imberakuri.

IGIHE has learned from credible sources that Ingabire Victoire has been summoned by the investigation departments because her political party is a member of the mentioned P5 suspected to be behind the attack in Musanze.

Following the attack, Ingabire Victoire was fast to release a statement condemning killers that they should return their swords in scabbards saying that killing citizens is contrary to patriotic ambitions.

IGIHE could not get further details from Rwanda Investigation Bureau by press time.

These rebel groups are affiliated to five united political parties known as P5.