Burundi Arrest Killers of President Nkurunziza's Top Aide
The killers of General Adolphe Nshimirimana, who was ambushed last week in the Kamenge suburb of the capital Bujumbura, has been arrested by Burundi government.
And according to the authorities, the killers used a military vehicle when carrying out their mission.
The general was a top aide to President Pierre Nkurunziza and widely seen as the de facto security chief. He was killed with two of his bodyguards.
Burundi’s chief prosecutor Valentin Bagorikunda said in a statement that “a certain number” of Gen Nshimirimana’s killers had arrested while the remainder were being searched for “everywhere possible.”
According to Mr Bagorikunda, the military vehicle that was used during the killing belonged to the Ngagara army camp located in Bujumbura.
The vehicle was later found burnt in a place called Musaga, added the prosecutor.
However, the authorities have not disclosed the number of those arrested.