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Former Prime Minister of Rwanda, Dr Habumuremyi Damien has been arrested

Rwanda:Former PM Habumuremyi Under Arrest

July 5, 2020

By Maniraguha Ferdinand

Former Prime Minister of Rwanda, Dr Habumuremyi Damien has been arrested
Former Prime Minister of Rwanda, Dr Habumuremyi Damien has been arrested

Rwanda Investigation Bureau has arrested former Prime Minister, Dr Habumuremyi Pierre Damien over breach of trust and issuing a bounced cheque.

He was arrested on Friday, 3rd July 2020 according to Rwanda Investigation Bureau, while investigation is going on.

Dr Habumuremyi who was Prime Minister from 2011 to 2014,  is alleged to have committed such crimes as the Chancellor of  Christian University of Rwanda, a college in the capital Kigali which he co-founded.

Christian University which was founded in 2017, has been in the news recently, with staff decrying to spend months without salaries, which paralyzed teaching at the university.

Arrested also is Professor  Egide Karuranga, the former Vice chancellor of University of Kibungo which was closed recently due to internal conflicts and mismanagement.

Karuranga is alleged to have misused public funds, nepotism among others.

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