Haiti – FLASH : Several perpetrators of the Delmas 32 massacre already identified
Thursday, July 1, 2021, following the Special Superior Council of the National Police (CSPN) held in the Official Residence of the Prime Minister around the evolution of the security situation in the metropolitan region of Port-au-Prince, Prime Minister ai, Claude Joseph, accompanied by Ministers Gonzague Day (interior) Rockefeller Vincent (Justice), Walnard Dorneval (Defense); Pradel Henriquez (Communication), the Secretary of State for Public Security, Sébastien Jean Charles; the Director General a.i. of the National Police of Haiti (PNH), Léon Charles; from the High Command of the PNH and the Government Commissioner, Me. Bed-Ford Claude, met the press, mainly about the carnage of Delmas 32 and Christ-Roi, on the night of June 29 to 30, 2021 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34110-haiti-flash-carnage-in-delmas-32-at-least-15-dead-the-pnh-accuses-fantome-509.html
“The Government as a whole and the President of the Republic are appalled by this terrorist attack perpetrated by members of the phantom group 509 which claimed the lives of over fifteen citizens including the journalist from Radio Vision 200, Diego Charles and Antoinette Duclair,” explained the Prime Minister, Joseph who promised that the authors will not go unpunished.
The Prime Minister noted that in our country, “violence and lies constitute the lungs of what still remains to us as a political value, evolving moreover on the fringes of all that exists in fact as common sense, as scruples and as morals.”
In his intervention, Léon Charles did not go all the way to retrace the facts. While deploring the assassination of the former police officer, Guerby Geffrard, Léon Charles, with forces, supporting details, pointed out the members of the group “Phantom 509”, which according to the first elements of the investigation, perpetrated this terrorist attack on the populations of Delmas 32 and Christ-Roi.
“Some of them are already identified,” said thenumber 1 the PNH. According to him, the perpetrators of this carnage started from Delmas 33, first killed people at rue Dessalines / Delmas 32 and during their progression, they met the two journalists, Antoinette Duclair and Diego Charles who were returning home. They just executed them, claiming, “I have a duty to stop this bloodshed. Whatever their hiding place, we will give an adequate answer.”
Pradel Henriquez, the Minister of Communication stressed that the intelligence services and the police investigation services were vigilant and very quickly intercepted certain elements and certain tracks of this file, hoping that these elements and these tracks will allow the investigation to continue and produce results that are useful to the people.
The Minister of Defense, Dorneval, responding to a journalist’s question asking her to define a terrorist act replied “[…] the terrorist is a set of violent and illegal acts committed to provoke a climate of terror in the country. within the population, with a political aim often to destabilize and strike massively. “
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