Rwanda requests Malawi government to fish out Genocide Warloads – Capital Radio Malawi
13 June, 2024

Rwanda requests Malawi government to fish out Genocide Warloads

The Government of Rwanda has requested Malawi to investigate 55 warlords suspected to be hiding in the country or using Malawian passports , government through the Ministry of Homeland Security has revealed.

Minster of Homeland Security Ken Zikhale Ng’oma made the sentiments during a press briefing in Lilongwe.

the authorities reveal they are investigating how an alleged genocide suspect arrested in South Africa obtained a Malawian passport which he has been using.

It is believed that the suspect whose name is Fulgence Kayishema obtained the passport between 2017 and 2018 using a Malawian name Positani Chikuse.

Kayishema alongside many others are suspected to have been involved in the killing of 2000 people during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

According to Ng’oma, His Ministry has received requests from Rwanda to further investigate 55 warlords who are suspected to be hiding in Malawi or are using Malawian travel documents in other countries.

‘’We have officially received communication from our Rwandan counterparts urging us to do more screening exercises because they believe more warlords are hiding in our country or are somewhere else using our passports,’’ said Ng’oma.

Meanwhile, Ng’oma is refuting allegations that his ministry has used up to over 7 hundred Million Kwacha on it ongoing refugee relocation exercise.

He reveals his Ministry has used 16 Million Kwacha mostly on fuel used to transport refugees and asylum seekers to Dzaleka Camp in Dowa from various locations across the country.

The Minister highlights that the ministry has an outstanding bill of 8 Million Kwacha to other service providers which was incurred during the exercise and has since challenged any party which has contrary information to come forward saying the door to his Ministry is open to any external auditors to verify his claims

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