Mushayidi to appear in court on terror charges

The case of terror suspect, Deo Mushayidi, who has been appearing at the Prosecutor General’s office, has now been transferred to the courts. This was revealed yesterday afternoon by the Prosecutor General, Martin Ngoga. Mushayidi was arrested in Burundi following cooperation by law enforcement organs of both countries. He had been shuttling between various countries in the region and his movements were being monitored. Mushayidi is said to be part of a wider terror network that includes renegade military officers, Lt Gen Kayumba Nyamwasa and Patrick Karegyeya.
Deo Mushayidi in the back of a  Police Pick-up as he left prosecution headquarters in Kimihurura yesterday. (Photo/ J. Mbanda)
Deo Mushayidi in the back of a Police Pick-up as he left prosecution headquarters in Kimihurura yesterday. (Photo/ J. Mbanda)

The case of terror suspect, Deo Mushayidi, who has been appearing at the Prosecutor General’s office, has now been transferred to the courts.

This was revealed yesterday afternoon by the Prosecutor General, Martin Ngoga.

Mushayidi was arrested in Burundi following cooperation by law enforcement organs of both countries.

He had been shuttling between various countries in the region and his movements were being monitored.

Mushayidi is said to be part of a wider terror network that includes renegade military officers, Lt Gen Kayumba Nyamwasa and Patrick Karegyeya.

His arrest came days after prosecution linked recent grenade attacks in the country on the defected senior RDF officers, who are now reported to be in South Africa.

Mushayidi has claimed in several interviews and press releases, that he has an armed group, PDP-Imanzi, whose headquarters are in Kinihira, Northern Province.

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