June 8, 2023

On the trial of deputy Edouard Mwangachuchu, the Excessive Navy Courtroom mentioned it was ticked off to notice that the defendant declared himself to be Congolese however he had a Rwandan soul. On the public listening to on Friday, Could 26 on the Ndolo army jail, she examined a number of reveals within the proof file on the id of the defendant, his numerous financial actions.

Addressing the deputy, the presiding decide of the Excessive Navy Courtroom is shocked by the truth that all of the paperwork within the defendant’s file present that he has his thoughts in Rwanda fairly than within the DRC:

“You might have, hon. spirit is elsewhere than within the Congo. For instance, once you exploit your minerals, as a substitute of finishing up the experience within the nation, the minerals come out of Congolese soil, however you name on international, Rwandan experience”

Mwangachuchu’s counsel pleads for his consumer’s innocence. “These are unfounded allegations and we are going to show it on the subsequent listening to,” mentioned Thomas Gamakolo.

The protection of the deputy requests the lifting of the detention of his consumer by granting him provisional launch for humanitarian causes. The Excessive Navy Courtroom guarantees to answer it on June 2.

Additionally on the identical listening to on Friday, she additionally analyzed the course, the alleged complicity of the MP’s co-accused police officer, Chief Commissioner Robert Mushamalirwa, with the purpose of creating the hyperlink between the 2 defendants on this case.

It’s since March 3 that the 2 accused seem earlier than this court docket particularly for:

participation in an insurrectionary motion
unlawful possession of arms and munitions of battle
incitement of troopers to commit acts opposite to their obligation.

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