Congolese warlord flown out of Rwanda

2013-03-22 16:31
Bosco Ntaganda (Picture: AFP)

Bosco Ntaganda (Picture: AFP)

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Kigali - A Congolese warlord who faces war crimes charges flew out of Rwanda on Friday after he had surrendered to the US Embassy there this week, requesting that he be transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC), a diplomatic source said.

Asked whether Bosco Ntaganda had left, the diplomatic source said: "He is wheels up now."

The source did not give any further details but a top US official had said this week that they were working for a swift transfer to the ICC in The Hague from the US embassy.

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