Rwandan genocide suspect arrested

Rwanda genocide

Rwanda genocide

A genocide suspect from Rwanda who's been on the run for 17 years has been arrested in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Bernard Munyagishari is accused of orchestrating the murder of Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Gisenyi.

He faces charges of genocide, murder and rape.

Mr Munyagishari is expected to be handed over to the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) which is based in Arusha, Tanzania.

The court was established to try the perpetrators of the 1994 Genocide.

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