Kagame ex-bodyguard ‘shot dead’ in South Africa

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Sgt Camir Nkurunziza

Reports from South Africa say Sergeant Camille Nkurunziza, a former member of Rwanda President Paul Kagame’s presidential guard has just been killed in Cape Town South Africa.

Times Live, reported that two people were killed in Cape Town on Thursday after police opened fire on hijacking suspects on the corner of Hugo and Milton roads in Goodwood.

“Circumstances surrounding the incident that occurred this afternoon at 5pm on the corner of Hugo and Milton roads, Goodwood, are under investigation,” said Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.

“According to information, a vehicle that was allegedly hijacked, a Toyota Etios, was spotted by the police and the driver fled. A high-speed chase ensued and the vehicle collided with three vehicles. Two men in their thirties were shot and fatally wounded,” she said.

Seven people, including a child, were taken to medical facilities for treatment and no arrests were made, Rwexana added.

Sources suggest that during the chase there was an exchange of fire between the suspects and the police.

Camir Nkurunziza?

“So, Camille Nkurunziza, a member of terrorist organizations RNC of Kayumba Nyamwasa then FLN of Callixte Nsabimana, was also a hijacker in South Africa,” said Rwanda Minister of State in charge of the East African Community, Amb. Olivier Nduhungirehe.

He added: “He was killed yesterday evening by the Goodwood Police while resisting arrest with a knife. Once a criminal, always a criminal.”

It was the late’s niece a one Hawa who caused a social media storm saying her uncle had been killed by Kagame’s agents.

Kagame was last week in Pretoria South Africa for the swearing in Ceremony of President Cyril Ramaphosa.

According to Great Lakes Post, whenever Kagame travels to a foreign country, his intelligence agents go with him.

Camille Nkirunziza is a brother of Sergeant Innocent Karisa who was kidnapped from Uganda and now is incarcerated in Rwanda for suspected of being a member of Rwanda National Congress [RNC] led by former army commander Gen Kayumba Nyamwasa who is also in South Africa.

Camille who is opposed to Kagame for what he called dictatorial tendencies met his end the same way former spy chief Col Patrick Karegeya died in a Johannesburg hotel.  

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