Gen Kayihura taken to International Criminal Court

Gen Kale Kayihura. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • Other police officers implicated include; Gen. Dan Munyuza, Col. James Burabyo (military attaché Rwandan Embassy in Uganda), ACP Baroza Jonathan, CP Baguma Ismail (Rwandan-commissioner of police and police attaché, Rwandan embassy), ASP Fred Tumuhirwe, Faizal Katende, Wilson Atekateka, Julius Kasinguzi, Abel Kitagenda, Abel Twijukye, Alex Katungi, Rutagungira Rene and Mohamood Matovu.
  • The filing of this criminal complaint before the ICC, comes barely two months after nine people, among whom are five senior police officers have since been charged before the Makindye military court for allegedly kidnapping former bodyguard of Rwandan president, Paul Kagame.

KAMPALA. Sacked Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura, has been taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over crimes against humanity that he allegedly committed along with his men when they forcefully deported a group of Rwandan nationals back to Rwanda.
Led by Mr Rugema Kayumba, the group states that they decided to file a criminal complaint before The Hague-based ICC court on grounds that they had failed to get justice in Uganda for a long time.
They further state the crimes allegedly committed by Kayihura and his accomplices, fall under the jurisdiction of the ICC that tries four major categories of crime that include; crimes of aggression, war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

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