Rwandan police said on Wednesday they were investigating Diane Shima Rwigara – a critic of President Paul Kagame barred from challenging him in elections this month – for tax evasion and forgery.
African governments have been lauded for staging regular presidential and parliamentary elections.
Supporters of Rwandan President Paul Kagame are celebrating his landslide victory in Friday’s elections, the BBC is reporting.
The South African government has wished Rwanda and Kenya well, ahead of the staging of Presidential elections.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, whose already in power for 17 years, predicted on Monday he would win overwhelming popular backing for a third term in elections this week.