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Terror convict shot dead attempting to escape Nyanza prison

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Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) has shot dead Jotham Nsengiyumva, a terror convict while attempting to escape the International Nyanza prison.

Nsengiyumva who hails from Musanze District, Cyuve sector was serving a life sentence after he was found guilty of terror related climes including treason and forming armed groups.

He was also found guilty of working with the Democratic Forces of Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) based in the D R Congo.

“RCS regrets to inform the public about the death of Nsegiyumva Jotham who was a convict at the Nyanza prison. He was shot dead on Sunday 28th January trying to escape the prison. He was serving a life sentence on cases of treason, forming add armed group,” said SIP Hillary Sengabo, RCS spokesperson 

He said that Nsengiyumva was sentenced on 19th March 2014.

He was judged in public among other suspects and sentenced by the High Court of Musanze.

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