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Police in the Netherlands have arrested a man suspected of having been involved in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

The 71- year-old, a former bank clerk and pharmacy owner from the capital, Kigali, is accused of drawing up a list of Tutsi to be killed.

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He is also said to have been involved in other attacks on Tutsi civilians.

Around 800,000 people lost their lives during the 100-day genocide.

Rwanda has requested his extradition. The man claimed asylum in the Netherlands in the year 2000.

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The latest arrest comes five months after businessman Félicien Kabuga, accused of financing the genocide, was arrested in a suburb in Paris.

Mr Kabuga described the accusations as “lies” during a court appearance in May.

Source: citinewsroom.com

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