Group calls for probe into alleged arms distribution in Burundi




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BUJUMBRA – Burundian civil society organisations on Tuesday issued a public petition, demanding an into the distribution of arms the population ahead of the general elections.
According the General Delegate of the Forum for the Reinforcement of Civil Society, Vital Nshimirimana, the petition will be in circulation until June16, 2014.
Nshimirimana added that it would be submitted the Burundian Government to enable it to put in place an team to clarify the rumours.
Report says the rumours have been circulating in Burundi for months now, sparking concerns by the international community.
The United Nations office in Burundi was the first diplomatic channel which the distribution of the illegal arms ahead of the 2015 election was unveiled. (PANA/NAN)