An worldwide warrant was issued for his arrest and he is at present in law enforcement custody in Kigali, Rwanda’s cash, reported the Rwanda Investigation Bureau.
Rusesabagina, 66, is accused of being the “founder, leader and sponsor of violent, armed, extremist terror outfits,” the agency mentioned.
Rusesabagina acquired prominence all through the 1994 Rwandan genocide for preserving the lives of hundreds men and women.
Around 800,000 Tutsis and reasonable Hutus have been killed in the genocide, which was led by Hutu extremists.
At the time, he was a supervisor at the Milles Collines hotel the place he hid and sheltered folks in the luxury resort.
Rusesabagina has not lived in Rwanda given that 1996 when he survived an assassination attempt.
He is the recipient of quite a few human rights awards for his initiatives through the genocide, which includes the US Presidential Medal of Independence in 2005.