RNP MEDIA WEEKLY REVIEW

South Sudan rotation: Rwanda deploys second batch of Police peacekeepers

Rwanda National Police (RNP), on Monday, March 29, deployed the second cohort of 80 Police officers as part of the ongoing rotation of the Formed Police Unit-One (FPU-1) contingent serving under the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

The second batch of the FPU-1 contingent of 240 officers was deployed following the first cohort also of 80 officers deployed early this month.  Read more...

COVID-19: Compliance with prevention guidelines key to containing the spread of the pandemic

Residents of Rwanda are urged to continue upholding the prevention guidelines against the pandemic of COVID-19 especially as we enter Easter, Kwibuka27 and school holidays.

The call was made on Tuesday, March 30, which brought together ministers; Dr. Daniel Ngamije of Health, Jean Marie Vianney Gatabazi of Local Government, Dr. Valentine Uwamariya of Education and Rwanda National Police (RNP) spokesperson, CP John Bosco Kabera.  Read more...

COVID-19: Over 40 caught over holding prohibited gathering

Rwanda National Police (RNP), on Friday, April 2, arrested 43 people in Kimisagara Sector of Nyarugenge District, where they were gathered in a house praying.

The group, which had flouted the national directives meant to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, were converged in the house of one Claudine Mukamuzungu located in Kimisagara Cell, Birama Village.  Read more...

KAMONYI: Police apprehend man disassembling a stolen motorcycle

A man identified as Jean Claude Nsengiyumva, 24, was on March 31, arrested in Kamuhanda trading centre in Runda Sector, Kamonyi District disassembling a motorcycle said to have been stolen.

The Southern region Police spokesperson, Superintendent of Police (SP) Theobald Kanamugire said Nsengiyumva was reported by a member of the local night patrol-Irondo.  Read more...

Police hands over 32 recovered tower batteries to IHS Rwanda

Rwanda National Police (RNP), on March 30, handed over 32 batteries to IHS Rwanda Limited, which are some of those that were stolen from the latter's towers in Kigali.

The telecommunication tower batteries were recovered from seven people, all members of the same racket arrested in Gasabo District in separate operations conducted in the past one week.  Read more...

COVID-19: Police arrest 39 people in prohibited gathering

Rwanda National Police (RNP), on Tuesday, March 30, paraded to the media 39 people including singer Social Mula real names Lambert Mugwaneza, who flouted the national COVID-19 prevention guidelines.

Among those arrested are also two journalists; Irene Murindahabi and Phil Peter both working for Isibo TV.  Read more...

Rwanda National Police recovers 32 batteries stolen from telecom towers

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has recovered at least 32 batteries, which are part of those stolen from different telecommunication towers owned by IHS Rwanda Limited. 

Seven people behind the series of theft and vandalism were also arrested during separate operations conducted in Gasabo District.  Read more...

Beware of substandard goods on the market, public told

Substandard, expired and illicit products worth over Frw42.7 million have been seized from the shelves in different parts of the country.

The goods were seized in separate operations conducted on March 29th and 30th by Rwanda National Police (RNP), Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB), Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) and Rwanda Food and Drug Authority (FDA).  Read more...


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