Godson Orelus, former Haiti police chief released from prison

Four months after his incarceration in the civil prison of Saint-Marc, the former head of the Haitian National Police, Godson Orelus got his freedom Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

Godson Orelus - Directeur General - Police National d'Haiti
Godson Orelus - Directeur General - Police National d'Haiti

The Court of Appeal of Gonaives in a hearing chaired by its president Octelus Dorvilien, releasrd former Director General of the PNH Godson Orelus.

The former Haiti police chief was arrested on October 26, 2018, as part of the investigation conducted by the investigating judge, Dieunel Lumerant, on a case concerning the importation of illegal firearms into the country back in September 2016.

Keep in mind, the judge who arrested police chief orelus fled to the United States seeking Asylum for political persecution after his house was gunned down during the investigation.

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