Posted by on April 18, 2019 10:24 am
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Lawyer for Patrick Karegeya’s family says police failures point to abuse of process

The family of Rwanda’s murdered intelligence chief Patrick Karegeya celebrated on Thursday when a South African magistrate said the identities of four suspects were known and police investigators said they were “directly linked” to the Rwandan government.

At the end of a 20-minute inquest in Johannesburg, the magistrate Mashiane Mathopa told relatives of the former spy boss, who was found strangled in a Johannesburg hotel room on 1 January 2014, that there was a prima facie case to answer and he was sending the matter to South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) for action.

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