search in Kinshasa at the home of the fleeing General John


Heavy weapons were discovered in the residence occupied by Desert General John Numbi in Kinshasa. An arsenal that can equip an entire battalion, according to military sources. The town planning services turned to military justice to restore the property where the 4-star general lived, a state house with no ownership or guarantee.

as reported from Kinshasa, Kamanda Wa Kamanda

Two jeeps by the military police, two others with elements from the military audit and some agents from the Ministry of Urban Planning and Housing arrived at the home occupied by John Numbi, one of the army’s top commanders in the DRC. John numbi, 4-star general, lived in the house on Avenue des Orangers. He settled in this villa on his arrival in Kinshasa in 1997 following the takeover of the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo (AFDL).

He stayed there for more than 20 years, the power had changed owners in 2019 and John Numbi left Kinshasa to settle on his farm in Lubumbashi, before fleeing abroad. Quoted in the case of the murder of human rights activists Floribert Chebeya and Fidèle Bazana in June 2010 of Voix des Voix, he left shortly after the arrest in September 2020 of the command leader who is said to have carried out this operation. John Numbi has since been declared a deserter by the army and is wanted by the courts.

Arsenal This is an opportunity for the town planning services to try to restore the villa from the state. They turned to military justice to help them. Sometimes an entire arsenal of heavy weapons has been discovered. The army decided to identify all the weapons.

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