May 15 2015
Three leaders of an attempted coup in Burundi are under arrest, reports Al Jazeera (Qatar).
Former Defense Minister Cyrille Ndayirukiya, an army general and a police general were arrested on Friday, said a presidential spokesman. He said they will be charged with mutiny in a military court, reported CNN.
Gen. Godefroid Niyombare, the alleged leader of the coup may still be at large, according to some accounts. The government says he was among those arrested.
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.