first_imgThe former government minister, who is head of the Central African Republic’s football association, was controversially elected to the executive board of the CAF general assembly in February.The ICC issued a warrant in December for Ngaissona for allegedly coordinating so-called anti-Balaka militias which emerged after civil war broke out in the Central African Republic in 2013.The anti-Balaka militias were set up to defend Christian communities from mostly Muslim rebels.The arrest of Ngaissona came just weeks after another suspected militia leader — Alfred Yekatom, known as Rambo — was arrested in the Central African Republic and transferred to The Hague.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Ngaissona has been in a jail near Paris since his arrest on December 12 © AFP/File / FADEL SENNAPARIS, France, Dec 31 – France will transfer Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, a member of Africa’s top footballing body, to the International Criminal Court in The Hague where he faces war crimes charges, a court ruled Monday.Ngaissona, who is from the Central African Republic and sits on the board of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has been in a jail near Paris since his arrest on December 12.last_img

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