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Rwanda Police Arrests 13 Violators Of COVID-19 Guidelines

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Rwanda National Police (RNP) has arrested 13 people in City of Kigali for allegedly violating Covid-19 gudelines.

Police said that they were found holding a house party and drinking.

House parties and social gatherings in general are among the events prohibited by the government as part of the efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The violators were arrested on Saturday night in Remera Sector, Gasabo District.

RNP Spokesperson, CP John Bosco Kabera said that the violators first refused to open the gate when Police officers arrived to enforce the directives.

A security guard at the house, told journalists on Sunday that he was instructed by his boss not to open or allow anyone inside the compound.

CP Kabera warned people ignoring the national safety and health guidelines against the COVID-19 and putting lives at risk.

The violators, he said, will be subjected to COVID-19 test at their own cost and fined according the directives.

CP Kabera further said that they will also be investigated for rebelling against authority or security organs on duty, which is punishable by law.

He thanked the residents, who reported the violations and emphasized the importance of partnership and information sharing in enforcing the directives as well as arresting and penalising errant violators.

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She was arrested on February 15, 2021, at around 4 PM, during a joint operation between Police and Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB).

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy qualifies to request to serve his prison sentence from home, court said on Monday.

The 66-year-old Sarkozy was found guilty of corruption and abuse of office and was ultimately sentenced to a three-year prison sentence with two years suspended.

Taking into account the two years suspended, the sentence of one year jail means it is unlikely Sarkozy will physically go to prison, a punishment that in France usually applies to jail terms in excess of two years.

Sarkozy reamins free, since no arrest warrant has been issued.

Sarkozy was president of France from 2007 to 2012, would be entitled to request to be detained at home, but could be obliged to wear an electronic bracelet.

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Sarkozy’s two co-defendants, the lawyer Thierry Herzog and former senior judge Gilbert Azibert, were also found guilty and given the same sentence as Sarkozy.

Nicolas Sarkozy will face another trial later this month along with 13 other people on charges related to the alleged illegal financing of his 2012 presidential campaign.

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