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The Prime Minister makes an official announcement confirming the dismissal of the DCPJ, but the DCPJ claims that he resigned instead

For the news in the original French version, please visit AHP’s website at: http://www.ahphaiti.org/. AHP News – November 14, 2006 – English translation (Unofficial)   The Prime Minister makes an official announcement confirming the dismissal of the Central Director of the Judicial Police, but the DCPJ  claims that he resigned instead Port-au-Prince, November 13, 2006 (AHP); The decision to dismiss divisional police commissioner Michael Lucius from his position at the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police (DCPJ) was officially announced this Tuesday. An arrest warrant has been issued against Mr.  Lucius because of his refusal to appear before the judge investigating allegations that he has been involved in kidnappings. At the conclusion of a meeting this Tuesday with the Finance Commission of the House of Deputies, Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis said that the government has decided to relieve Mr. […]

The Lucius Affair: The Senate forms a commission to look into the dossier; Judge Saintil succeeds in removing senator Latortue from the commission

Nov 8, 2006 The Lucius Affair:  The Senate forms a commission to look into the dossier; Judge Saintil succeeds in removing senator Latortue from the commission Port-au-Prince, November 8th 2006 (AHP).  On Wednesday the president of the Senate, Joseph Lambert, announced the creation of a special senatorial commission to try to shed light onto the dossier of the central director of the judicial police (DCPJ), Michaël Lucius. A bench warrant against Mr. Lucius was issued last week by the examining magistrate Napela Saintil after three invitations and a warrant to appear before the court failed to bring Lucius to the courthouse to respond to serious accusations of alleged complicity in acts of kidnapping. The bench warrant has remained a dead letter since the police (an institution to which Lucius belongs) still have not acted on it. The leader of the […]

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