Paul Rusesabagina, known worldwide as the manager of the Mille Collines Hotel in Kigali, where he rescued hundreds of people during the Rwandan genocide, was arrested by the authorities of the African country, among others, on charges of alleged terrorist crimes.
As the Rwanda Investigation Office (RIB) reported on Twitter, Rusesabagina was arrested thanks to “international cooperation” and is currently in custody of this body in a Kigali police station.
“Rusesabagina is suspected of being the founder, leader, sponsor and member of violent, extremist and armed terrorist networks such as MRCD and PDR-Ihumure, which operate in various locations in the region and abroad,” said the RIB, which has pointed out He weighed an international arrest warrant. Rusesabagina is the leader of the Rwandan Movement for Democratic Change (MRDC).
The detainee was wanted for a variety of crimes including “terrorism, arson, kidnapping and murder committed against unarmed and innocent civilians on Rwandan soil, including the Nyabimata-Nyaruguru district in June 2018 and the Nyungwe-Nyamagabe district in December”. the same year the RIB informed.