Top prosecutor asks decide investigating Jovenel Moise’s killing to cost PM Ariel Henry with involvement in the case.
Haiti’s chief prosecutor is looking for charges against Prime Minister Ariel Henry in relation to the July assassination of President Jovenel Moise.
Bed-Ford Claude, the Port-au-Prince authorities commissioner, the equal of a federal prosecutor, on Tuesday requested the decide investigating the killing to cost Henry with involvement in the case over alleged cellphone calls Henry made with one of many essential suspects.
Claude additionally requested that Henry be barred from leaving Haiti “due to the gravity of the facts exposed”.
“There are enough compromising elements … to prosecute Henry and ask for his outright indictment,” Claude wrote in the order.
A spokesman for Henry couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.
Moise’s assassination on July 7 has plunged Haiti, a nation already combating widespread political instability and surging gang violence, right into a deeper disaster.
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