Wanted Rwanda genocide suspect arrested in Netherlands

Niwandinda Daniel
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Rwanda genocide suspect Charles Ndereyehe was on Tuesday evening arrested by police at his house near Dutch capital’s, Amsterdam, his political party has said.
The Rwandan government had in 2010 issued an international arrest warrant for Mr Ndereyehe on charges of organising killings in the 1994 genocide in the country.
Mr Ndereyehe, 70, is an active member of FDU and a critic of the Rwandan government. He has been living in the Netherlands for more than 15 years.
During the genocide he was the head of the government’s agricultural research institution located in south Rwanda.
Rwanda’s commission for the fight against genocide had tweeted asking the Netherlands to “urgently extradite Mr Ndereyehe to Rwanda”.
Rwandan police has yet to comment on the arrest.
In 2016, the Netherlands extradited to Rwanda Jean Baptiste Mugimba and Jean Claude Iyamuremye who were accused of playing roles in the genocide

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