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Family of slain Rwandan dissident urges South Africa to charge suspects : Evidence has been shelved for years after Patrick Karegeya's 2013 death because of 'political meddling,' lawyer argues

Jan 17, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

South African prosecutors have enough evidence to file criminal charges against four Rwandan suspects in the assassination of Rwandan dissident Patrick Karegeya, but they mysteriously decided to shelve the evidence for five years, an inquest has been told.

The most likely explanation is that "political meddling" has blocked the charges, Karegeya family lawyer Gerrie Nel told the inquest Wednesday.

Mr. Nel, who gained fame as the prosecutor in the murder trial of Olympic sprinter Osca...