Six arrested over shooting of Rwandan in South Africa

Lt Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa Lt Gen Nyamwasa used to be a close ally of President Kagame

Six people have been arrested in South Africa over the shooting of a Rwandan dissident, police say.

Police spokesman Govindsamy Mariemuthoo refused to give the nationalities of the suspects but said more arrests were likely.

Lt Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, a critic of Rwanda’s president, is recovering in hospital after what his wife called an assassination attempt.

Rwanda has denied any involvement in the shooting in Johannesburg.


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