Author: Mary Jones UPDATED: 21 HOURS AGO VIEWS: 8885 TWEET IT! SHARE ON FACEBOOK SEND VIA EMAIL TWEET IT! SHARE ON FACEBOOK SEND VIA EMAIL – Police in Rwanda recently arrested a pregnant woman on charges of attempting to overthrow President Paul Kagame – The woman is the wife of an opposition activist exiled in the UK and had visited Rwanda for a funeral – A court later released her, citing lack of evidence Police in Kigali, Rwanda in East Africa recently arrested a five-month pregnant Rwandan-British woman on charges of attempting to overthrow President Paul Kagame. Violette Uwamahoro was arrested in February 14 Police arrested Violet Uwamahoro on February 14 after traveling to Rwanda from the UK to attend a funeral of a close family member. Prosecutor arraigned her in court and accused her of spreading state secrets to undermine the President as well as attempting to form an armed group in Rwanda. READ ALSO: Buhari approves deployment of 4 ambassadors, assigns portfolios Violet with her husband Faustin Rukundo However, a court in Kigali released Violet yesterday, citing lack of evidence. While she has been released, Violet cannot leave Rwanda before prosecutors file a possible appeal within 30 days. Violet, a youth aid worker, is wife to Faustin Rukundo, an activist associated with the opposition group, Rwanda National Congress. The couple is exiled in Leeds, UK. READ ALSO: See Nigerians who lost their lives on the Mediterranean Sea on their way to Europe (photos) Faustin had earlier feared that Violet would not get trial, saying: “Finding her guilty is a foregone conclusion, especially as Rwanda’s justice system is not independent, with any lawyer doing properly his job risking being disbarred.” Watch more on this story in the video below. READ MORE Related Stories Our children are still expecting him to return – Wife of Jumia delivery man who was killed in Port Harcourt cries out (photos) Two Nigerian women seen fighting at train station, you won’t believe why (video) Disgusting! Restaurant in hot soup after dinner finds fat MAGGOTS crawling out of her roast chicken (photos, video) Kidney harvesters on the loose? Outrage as boy’s organ goes missing (photos) THINK IT IS IMPORTANT? SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS! TWEET IT! SHARE ON FACEBOOK SEND VIA EMAIL RECOMMENDED NEWS Exclusive: Civil servant adopts teenager after mother’s death, this happens (photos) Exclusive: Civil servant adopts teenager after mother’s death, this happens (photos) Story of first black girl trapped in body of pensioner who surpassed her life expectancy to celebrate 18th birthday (photos, video) Story of first black girl trapped in body of pensioner who surpassed her life expectancy to celebrate 18th birthday (photos, video) SUBSCRIBE NOW TO GET NEWS EVERY DAY FROM NAIJ.COM TAGS: Rwanda Rwandan President Rwanda News HOT: Tiwa savage baby Nigeria police force Richest pastors in the world RELATED NEWS Government bans wearing of mini-skirts, ripped and skinny JEANS, lace attire, and other outfits Government bans wearing of mini-skirts, ripped and skinny JEANS, lace attire, and other outfits Hehe! Silly snake swallows porcupine, immediately regrets it (photos, video) Hehe! Silly snake swallows porcupine, immediately regrets it (photos, video) UPDATED: Police officers abandon duty post as robbers shoot bank customer dead in Imo (photo) UPDATED: GOBE! Policemen flee as robbers shoot down bank customer in Imo (photo) Her arrest is a shame to this country – Gay pastor Bisi Alimi reacts to Kemi Olunloyo’s detention (photos) Her arrest is a shame to this country – Gay pastor Bisi Alimi reacts to Kemi Olunloyo’s detention (photos) Wife flees from her husband who is a councillor in Bayelsa, what happens next is heartbreaking (Photo) Councillor kills himself in Bayelsa, after his wife’s sudden departure (Photo) Amazing! This beautiful 23-year-old creates job for disabled people, she also makes shoes for her disabled grandmother (photos) Meet beautiful 23-year-old who creates job for disabled people, she also makes shoes for her disabled grandmother (photos) Touching! See Nigerians who lost their lives on their way to Europe (photos) Heartbreaking! See Nigerians who lost their lives on the Mediterranean Sea on their way to Europe (photos) Advertise with us Submit your story Contact us info@naij.com Tags Categories Feedback Mail on NAIJ.com Privacy policy Measured by .io analytics SOCIAL Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube APPLICATION ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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