May 16, 2020 / 9:55 AM / 19 days ago

Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga arrested in Paris region- French justice ministry

PARIS, May 16 (Reuters) - Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga was arrested on Saturday in the Paris region, the French Justice Ministry said.

Kabuga, 84, who was living under a false identity in a flat in Asnieres-Sur-Seine, near Paris, had been pursued by international justice for 25 years, the ministry said in a statement.

French gendarmes arrested him at 0530 GMT on Saturday, the ministry said.

Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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