Amidst an international manhunt for the mercenaries and the masterminds, the Haiti police have brought up some fresh accusations against a former Supreme Court judge over her links in assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. According to the reports received from Reuters News Agency, the police said that Wendelle Coq-Thelot, the judge, had met some Columbian mercenaries who are now accused of killing Haitian President Jovenel Moise.
Still a whodunit but she has some thoughts- https://t.co/DlYPVKVAPq
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The Haitian President, Jovenel Moíse, who took to the office a year after he was elected in the year 2016, had been claiming previously that his presidential term should end by the year 2022, a stance backed up by the United States, the United Nations and the Organization of American States. However, Opposition had wanted President Jovenel Moise to step down in February by citing a constitutional provision that sets the clock when the president is elected, not when he takes to the office.
General Marie Michelle Verrier, an Inspector of the state and the spokesperson for the National Police of Haiti government, told reporters that the Colombian mercenaries and Haitian-American civilians arrested in Jovenel Moise’s murder case have indicated that they met Coq-Thelot twice at her house.
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While police of Haiti have arrested many alleged members of the “hit squad” which was made up of Colombians and Americans mainly in connection with Jovenel Moise’s assassination, they are yet to identify the actual masterminds and the motive behind the assassination.
The Defence minister of Colombia, Diego Molano had said earlier that at least six purported mercenaries appear to be former Columbian soldiers. President of Colombia, Ivan Duque had assured the interim Haitian Prime Minister Claude Joseph of his country’s assistance and cooperation in advancing the investigation.