Two members of the group involved in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moiz were caught by police. Six more were detained before that, and another group of criminals was surrounded by security forces. This was announced by the special representative of the UN Secretary-General in the country, his words are quoted by Reuters.
We are talking about a large group of suspects located in two buildings.
A group of unidentified persons attacked the residence of the President of Haiti on the night of July 7. The attackers fatally wounded the head of state with a firearm, he received 12 gunshot wounds. The first lady of Haiti, Martin Moise, was also injured and was hospitalized in critical condition. The country has declared martial law.
The Haitian Ambassador to the United States, Bocchit Edmond, accused foreign mercenaries of the murder of Jovenel Moiz. The diplomat also denied the version that employees of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) were involved in the death of Moiz, whom the killers allegedly posed as.