Rwanda church closures: Pastors arrested for defying order

Rwanda church closures: Pastors arrested for defying order
 

Police in Rwanda have arrested six pastors they accuse of being the "masterminds" behind a plot to defy a government order closing churches.
The suspects allegedly held "illegal meetings with bad intentions" following the closure of more than 700 churches and a mosque in the capital Kigali.
The government says the structures all fail to comply with building regulations and noise pollution laws.
Among those arrested was famous pastor Bishop Rugagi Innocent.
He was allegedly heard calling the decision to stop the churches from operating "abrupt", according to the... read more

 
6 March 2018 in World News, Views: 41
Source: BBC
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