Member of Parliament Jean-Pierre Celestin Habiyaremye has resigned from Parliament over what he described as personal reasons but pointed to his misconduct during the pandemic when he violated Curfew hours – an incident that happened over a year and nine months ago. READ ALSO: MP Mbonimana resigns after 'drunk driving incidents' Speaking to The New Times on Monday, Habiyaremye said that he submitted his resignation letter – via email – to the Speaker. “In March 2021, when there was a Covid-19 curfew that was starting at 9 pm, I violated it and ended up having an altercation with security organs although we talked things through and sorted them out,” he said. Habiyaremye is a member of RPF-Inkotanyi Political Party. “After my colleague, Gamariel Mbonimana, stepped down from Parliament, the old story about my encounter with authorities resurfaced on social media. I decided that instead of continuing to cause confusion among people, It's best I step down,” he said. READ ALSO: Accountability: All you need to know about immunity Mbonimana, a member of Liberal Party, resigned on November 14 and his resignation came after President Paul Kagame expressed concerns over a lawmaker whose name appeared in police reports for drunk driving and was always let free ‘because he enjoys immunity as a member of Parliament.