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Rwandan sentenced in US for lying about role in genocide

A Rwandan man who moved to the US was last week convicted of immigration fraud for lying about his role in the Rwandan genocide, the Jurist reported. 

The prosecution said Gervais Ngombwa was the leader of a Hutu party responsible for massacring Tutsis during the 1994 genocide. 

He was sentenced to 15 years followed by deportation to Rwanda where he will stand trial for genocide.