Kuni .G. Isaac
A Rwandan woman has been arrested under the charge of public indecency,
24-year-old Mugabekazi Lilliane was arrested and charged with public indecency for wearing a revealing dress to a concert by popular French musician Tayc in Kigali on August 9, 2022.
Lilliane was remanded in jail as she waited to hear her fate in court.
“She is suspected to have committed public indecency,” the spokesman for the prosecution, Faustin Nkusi, told AFP, following her arrest.
News of the arrest sparked outrage, but Rwandan government officials, including former justice minister Johnston Busingye, supported her arrest,
After facing trial on August 18, Lilliane was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment by a Rwandan Court.