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Uwinkindi Arrested and Transferred to Arusha

Jean-Bosco Uwinkindi (59), former Pastor in charge of the Pentecostal Church at Nyamata, Kenzenze Commune, Kigali Rural prefecture who is facing charges before the Tribunal was on 2 July 2010 transferred to the UN Detention Facility in Arusha. Uwinkindi was arrested on 30 June 2010 in Kampala, Uganda.

Uwinkindi is charged with three counts of genocide, conspiracy to commit genocide and extermination as a crime against humanity. The accused is alleged to have led a group of killers to exterminate Tutsi in Kanzenze commune and at his Kayenzi church.

Uwinkindi, who was born at Rutsiro Commune in Kibuye prefecture, was arrested at the request of the Tribunal following an arrest warrant issued by the ICTR on 31 August 2001.

Arrangements are being made for the accused to make his initial appearance before the Tribunal in accordance with Rule 62 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the ICTR.

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