Rwandan opposition figure found dead

2010-07-14 13:02

Kigali - The body of a senior Rwandan opposition politician has been found in wetlands near his abandoned car, his political party said on Wednesday.

Democratic Green Party's vice president, Andre Kagwa Rwisereka, was reported missing early on Tuesday.

"His head was almost completely removed from his body. His brother Antoine Haguma confirms seeing the dead body," Frank Habineza, founding President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda said in a statement.

Police confirmed the death.