Central African Republic extradites ex-militia leader ‘Rambo’

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Mr Yekatom (C) was arrested last month by members of the armed services

An MP and former militia leader in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been extradited to The Hague to face trial for crimes against humanity.

Alfred Yekatom arrived at the International Criminal Court (ICC) detention centre on Saturday.

The ICC alleges he was responsible for murder, torture, attacking civilians and using child fighters.

Mr Yekatom, known as “Rambo”, led a Christian militia which formed after Muslim rebels seized power in 2013.

The group formed part of a band of mostly Christian militias, called…

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