Opposition figure in Rwanda Christopher Kayumba held for rape

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Rwanda University educator and notable resistance figure Christopher Kayumba was captured on Thursday on assault allegations, police said.

Previous Kigali news-casting school instructor Kayumba faces charges from a few group, including a previous understudy, as indicated by the Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB).

“Today, RIB captured Dr Christopher Kayumba after a time of researching him for charges of intimidation and sexual wrongdoing announced by different individuals,” an assertion said.

The case was being alluded to the indictment, it added.

Kayumba, 48, runs an online paper called “The Chronicles” and set up an ideological group contrary to President Paul Kagame in March.

Quickly thereafter, charges of assault surfaced against him on interpersonal organizations and he denied them.

Kayumba was condemned to a year in prison for “public unsettling influence” after air terminal security wouldn’t permit him to head out to Nairobi in December 2019.

The specialists said he had showed up at the air terminal late and plastered and had taken steps to close down the office.

In June, another college educator, Aimable Karasira, who has condemned Kagame on Youtube, was accused of “revisionism” is as yet in detainment.

Karasira, who endure the 1994 Rwandan slaughter which left 800,000 dead, guarantees Kagame’s decision Rwandan Patriotic Front party killed his folks.