Rwanda arrests four military generals, alleges DRC ties

January 18, 2012 18:45

KIGALI - Rwanda has arrested four military generals for alleged business dealings across the border in mineral-rich Democratic Republic of Congo, an army spokesman said on Wednesday.

"They are under investigation for acts of indiscipline with respect to getting involved with civilians in business dealings in the Democratic Republic of Congo," Colonel Joseph Nzabamwita, a spokesman for the Rwanda Defense Force told Reuters.

"They have been suspended from duty and placed under house arrest," he said.

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