Extradition: Rwanda

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 12th September 2017.

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Photo of Andrew Mitchell Andrew Mitchell Conservative, Sutton Coldfield

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the cost was in each of the last 11 years to the public purse of the extradition proceedings against the five Rwandan genocide suspects living in Britain Dr Vincent Bajinya, Charles Munyaneza, Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja and Celestin Mutabaruka in respect of legal aid.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The table below provides figures for total legal aid costs relating to extradition proceedings for each of the individuals named.

2006 to 2009

2013 to 2017

Total extradition costs paid

Charles Munyaneza

£671,400.00

£295,279.08

£966,679.08

Celestin Ugirashebuja

£225,017.03

£360,130.15

£585,147.18

Celestin Mutabaruka

£322,504.90

£322,504.90

Vincent Bajinya

£170,744.75

£170,744.75

Emmanuel Nteziryayo

£17,131.50

£17,131.50

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