Fidèle Niyongabo, employee of Brarudi (Brasserie et Limonaderie du Burundi) and his driver were kidnapped this Sunday. The incident took place in the Kanyosha zone in Muha commune (south of Bujumbura) not far from Mr. Niyongabo’s home.
The two men were kidnapped around midnight, according to our sources. Relatives of Fidèle Niyongabo confirm the kidnapping.
“They were from the countryside and a group of men were waiting for them not far from the house. We heard them screaming for help but no one was able to intervene, ”they say.
Relatives of the two men say they do not yet know the motives for their kidnapping, the perpetrators and their place of detention.
Sources not yet confirmed by the security services indicate that they were kidnapped by agents of the National Intelligence Service (SNR) and that they are being held in an intelligence cell in the commercial town of Bujumbura.