Malawian Police shield Rwandan genocide suspect, changing his passport

Vincent Murekezi, a man listed in the dossiers of Rwandan National Public Prosecution Authority as one of the suspected perpetrators of 1994 genocide is roaming freely in the capital Lilongwe, under a new Malawian name, Vincent Banda.

Mponela police Officer in Charge Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Emmanuel Soko is alleged to have been behind the shielding and releasing from custody of a wanted Rwandan genocide suspect Vincent Murekezi also known as Vincent Banda.

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According to the Rwandan Government list, when he fled the country he was believed to have sought refuge in Zimbabwe but apparently he found his way to Malawi.


His first passport identification was Vincent Murekezi from Huye-Rwanda

When contacted for comment on allegations, Soko feigned ignorance before telling reporter that he is attending to some police business and promised to call back as soon as he is done with what he was doing, Nyassa Times reports.

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Murekezi acquired a Malawian passport number MA078171 through fraudulent and corrupting of Immigration officials in 2011. He got the passport using the name Vincent Banda from Mbeya, Tanzania.

There is a copy of his Rwandan passport indicates the birth place, place of residence, and the number is PC 939663 Ngoma-Huye exactly the same as it appears in the dossier by Rwandan government which names him as a suspect of the 1994 genocide.


The forged passport identification is Vincent Banda from Mbeya-Tanzania

Murekezi Vincent was a well known business person but apparently messed up with the banks and became enemies with other Malawian politicians who were baying for his blood.

Vincent Murekezi is a suspect of the 1994 Rwandan genocide and is on wanted list both from his native country Rwanda and Interpol but has been living freely in Malawi because of his deep pockets which he uses to bribe government officials to buy his freedom.

Vincent Murekezi is son of Busenge born at NGOMA Commune, TUMBA Sector, former BUTARE Préfecture.

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