Rwanda National Police statement

Police intercepts cars suspected to aid terrorist groups On April 13, 2011, at around 1300 Hours, the Rwanda National Police intercepted a convoy of eight cars that belong to Congo Tobbaco Company (CTC) owned by Tribert Rujugiro. The cars were impounded along Ruhengeri- Gisenyi road on their way to Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The confiscated vehicles parked at Mukamira Police Station (courtesy Photo)
The confiscated vehicles parked at Mukamira Police Station (courtesy Photo)

Police intercepts cars suspected to aid terrorist groups

On April 13, 2011, at around 1300 Hours, the Rwanda National Police intercepted a convoy of eight cars that belong to Congo Tobbaco Company (CTC) owned by Tribert Rujugiro.

The cars were impounded along Ruhengeri- Gisenyi road on their way to Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The vehicles, purchased from Akagera Motors, were seized after reliable information indicated that they were intended to logistically support military activities by fugitives - Kayumba/Karegeya and their collaborators operating in Eastern Congo.

The vehicles are currently held at Mukamira police station.Ten people were arrested including eight drivers, a clearing agent and the general manager of CTC. They are currently held at Kicukiro Police Station.

Police is carrying out investigations to ensure those involved are brought to justice.

The Rwanda National Police urges the public to always provide information regarding any dubious activities. This will help the police ensure security and safety for all Rwandans.

Supt Theos Badege
RNP Spokesperson