Criminal Charges filed against CEP

Sawkowe - January 21 2011, 11:59 AM

According to this article below from CEP president Gaillot Dorsinvil and the Director General Pierre Louis OpontHaiti are looking at possible jailtime.

Read for yourself.

Elections: Complaint filed against the CEP
21/01/2011 11:05:15

The Haitian judicial system will have work. After complaints against the former President Duvalier, the Group of 12 candidates who requested the cancellation of the elections of November 28, meet in collective, filed a complaint to the Prosecutor of Port-au-Prince, against the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP).

On the other hand, Jean Louis Barras, a member of the collective, said that further complaints will be filed against people close to the government, accused of conspiracy.

Me Jean Renel Senatus, lawyer for the Collective, requires that the President of the CEP, Gaillot Dorsainvil and the Director General Pierre Louis Opont answers the questions of the justice in connection with the matter, saying that members of the collective are victims of scam, fraud orchestrated by the electoral councilors during the first round of elections.

The coordinator of the collective, Warner Cadet accuses the president of the CEP and its Director General to have sponsored the electoral frauds.

According to him, these officials are likely sentences ranging from 6 months to 3 years of imprisonment under articles 146.2 and the 199 of the Electoral law.

A demonstration is announced on Sunday to continue to demand the cancellation of the election.

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