The governemt of Rwanda is in the process of finding out tough measures to end insecurity incidents facing ADEPR Christians, according to recent media reports after back- to-back attacks made by unknown terroristsin different churches countrywide.
Minister Anastase Murekezi told the Church officials and Christians in general during the official launch of just completed church’s ‘Dove Hotel’ on Saturday at Gisozi.
Murekezi said that he can’t stand the violation of human rights until people are reached into the churches to be beaten up for terrorism purposes.
He said,” the government will soon provide feedback to end such insecurity to insure your safety is not at risk so that you can freely continue your development activities like hospitals and helping vulnerable families like you used to.”
He said this six days after 6 ADEPR Ngoma worshipers in Huye District were attacked and beaten by a carrying machetes, spears, clubs and other traditional weapons while they were heading back from the church to their homes and injured nine, which resulted to some of them being taken to University Teaching Hospital of Butare (CHUB), Huye District, for medical treatment.
CIP Andre Hakizimana, the police spokesperson in Southern Province, said the police have arrested 9 suspects, believed to be behind these incidents, and are now kept at Ngoma Police Station while they are in custody about the accusations.
CIP Hakizimana reflected that the evil actions done in the previous incidents to be ‘terrible actions’ and failed to find the connection between both incidents, but assured that ongoing investigations on the arrested suspects to find out the main reason for the recent incidents.