Just six days after being incarcerated in Makala central prison, Vidiye Tshimanga was released on Tuesday, September 27. “Our client benefited from a decision of release of his detention by the general prosecutor’s office”, explains to Young Africa one of the lawyers of the former strategic adviser of Felix Tshisekedi. A decision that did not fail to surprise: last Friday, the council chamber of the Kinshasa-Gombe peace court decided to keep him in detention for a period of fifteen days. His lawyers immediately appealed.
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According to information from Young Africa, at the end of a long hearing, at least five charges were brought against Vidiye Tshimanga: corruption, influence peddling, insulting the Head of State, financing of terrorism and money laundering. “But the provisional arrest warrant subsequently issued only resumes them three