Police warns football fans over misconduct

The Rwanda National Police warns football fans and other sports fanatics over misbehavior during sports activities. This follows the Sunday incident at Amahoro National Stadium during a football match between Rayon Sport and AS Kigali where fans allegedly attacked match officials and tried to vandalize facilities by throwing stones and other objects resulting into breaking some window glasses at the stadium.

Police intervened immediately and controlled the situation. All officials were evacuated unharmed and 12 people were arrested and detained in connection with this incident. They are currently detained at Remera Police Station as investigations continue.

In the same framework, the Police is working jointly with FERWAFA and other Sports Associations to prevent such mis-conducts in all sports activities.

Such unruly behavior causing insecurity in such an event is charged with Articles 529 and 530 of the Rwandan Penal Code.


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