Sources in South Africa tell AfroAmerica Network that a former Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA) soldier is in custody, suspected of assassination attempt on the Rwandan exiled General Kayumba Nyamwasa. According to the sources, the suspect in police custody served under General Kayumba Nyamwasa.
The man, only known as Francis Gakwerere, is believed to be a Rwandan intelligence operative in South Africa. He is believed to have played the same role in Kinshasa from 1997-2002. Lately, officially retired from Rwandan Defense Forces (aka RPA) , he shutles between Kigali and Johanesburg. However, he is not believed to be the shooter. Rosette Nyamwasa, the General’s wife, claimed the shooter spoke swahili and was unknown to the family. Francis Gakwerere is himself believed to be a family acquaintance.
According to various sources, the South African police has already 6 suspects in custody.