5 Mai-Mai rebels neutralized during FARDC patrol in Fizi territory

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Lwindi / Fizi, June 5th, 2021(CPA).– Five elements of the Mai-Mai rebel movement were neutralized, on the night of Wednesday to Thursday, during a FARDC patrol organized in the locality of Lwindi, announces a statement from the command. operations sukola 2 south of South Kivu reached the  CPA/ Uvira on Friday. Among the five rebels, three were captured with an AK47 weapon and a Motorola-branded communication device in the villages of Lwindi and Alongwe, Mutambala sector, Fizi territory, the statement said. The spokesperson for the Sukola 2 South operations command in South Kivu, Captain Dieudonné Kasereka, affirms that these Mai-Mai sowed terror and desolation in the region between Mukera and Katanga as well as in the Basimukindje grouping.

Among those captured is a certain Philippe AKO SEKEMBWE, self-proclaimed colonel of this group, who was denounced by the population for his atrocities on the civilian population. ACP/