Prosecutor-General Jean Bosco Mutangana, has told journalists that his office is not satisfied with the high court's ruling in the case involving former presidential aspirant Diane Rwigara, her mother and four others, who were tried in absentia. The six were accused of inciting insurrection, discrimination and sectarian practices, while Diane Rwigara faced separate forgery charges. The high court dropped all charges and found her not guilty of insurrection, after spending a year in prison.
Prosecution to Appeal Rwigara Ruling
New Times, 12 December 2018
The National Public Prosecution Agency (NPPA) says that it will appeal against the acquittal of Diane Shima Rwigara and her mother; Adeline Mukangemanyi Rwigara. Read more »
Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline Rwigara together with their lawyers at the High Court.
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