UN soldier with Lieutenant-Colonel Mayele
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Congolese militia leader arrested

UN officials are celebrating the arrest of a Congolese militia commander suspected of leading an attack which involved the mass rape of more than 300 women.

The commander, Lieutenant-Colonel Mayele, is a member of the Mai-Mai Cheka militia that is suspected of leading the attack in Livungi, in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

David Campanale reports.

  • 09 Oct 2010
  • From the section Africa
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