Daily Archives: January 18, 2012

Rwanda: Top RDF officers suspended.

James Karuhanga


top_rdf_officers_suspended.jpgFour top military officers were on Tuesday suspended and put under house-arrest due to indiscipline, according to a statement from the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF).

 “The RDF leadership has suspended from duty and placed under house arrest Lt. Gen. Fred Ibingira, Brig. Gen. Richard Rutatina, Brig. Gen. Wilson Gumisiriza, and Col. Dan Munyuza with effect from 17 January 2012,” reads part of the statement signed by the Military and Defence Ministry spokesperson, Col. Joseph Nzabamwita.

 The four are all suspected of involvement in shady business dealings in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the statement adds.

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