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Monday, 05 February, 2018

MINUSCA: RWAFPU CONTICO discuss partnership with Bangui Prosecutor General and Police Chief

ACP Rumanzi chats with the Prosecutor General of Bangui.

The contingent commander of the Rwanda Formed Police Unit (RWAFPU1-4) serving under the United Nations Multi-dimensional Integrated mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Sam Rumanzi, on February 2, held separate discussions with the Prosecutor General, Eric Tambo and the commissioner for Bangui Police, Marius Moidamse.

The Contico and the two leaders discussed issues related to security and justice especially in the capital Bangui, where RWAFPU1-4 operates and undertakes various assignments.

While meeting the Police Chief of Bangui, they particularly discussed the security situations in the capital and how to further improve it together including protection of civilians and fighting crimes in general.

Meanwhile, the Prosecutor General Tambo thanked the Rwandan peacekeepers especially in escorting inmates from prisons to court for hearing.

RWAFPU1-4 is partly charged with escorting inmates from Ngaragba, Petevo and Camp de Roux majority those facing treason charges.

“You perfect your duties with discipline, professionalism and with patience,” Tambo observed.

ACP Rumanzi reiterated Rwanda’s commitment to restoring peace, law and order in CAR.

He said that although they operate under the mandate of UN, Rwanda looks at CAR as a fellow African nation where partnership in responding the challenges to security, peace and development.

RWAFPU1-4 is one of the three contingents currently deployed under MINUSCA, each composed of 140 officers

They perform various duties including conducting patrols, ensure protection of VIPs such senior government officials, internally displaced camps, key installations and other escort duties.

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