Rwanda Opens Probe Into French Officials' Genocide Role: Prosecutor


Rwanda opens probe into French officials' genocide role: prosecutor

KIGALI, Rwanda, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Nov, 2016 ) : Rwanda on Tuesday opened a formal probe into 20 French officials suspected of playing a role in the 1994 genocide which left some 800,000 dead, the prosecutor general said.

"The inquiry, for now, is focused on 20 individuals whom, according to information gathered so far, are required by the prosecution authority to explain or provide clarity on allegations against them," said a statement by prosecutor general Richard Muhumuza.