Members Of The CEP Can Not Leave Haiti

Neg Maron - May 24 2011, 1:51 PM

Haiti - Justice: The members of the CEP prohibited from leaving the country
24/05/2011 09:07:23

Rodolphe Joazile, President of the Senate at the request of the Parliamentary Investigation Commission on the electoral fraud, which is in charge to examine among others; the allegations of corruption within the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), has filed a complaint with the Prosecutor Port-au-Prince, to request the prohibition to leave the territory of the members of the CEP.

This follows a letter sent to the Senate by Sen. Youri Latortue (which leads this Commission], on May 17, a letter explaining that "because of testimony already gathered and in order to avoid flight abroad of members of the CEP, it would be useful that protective measures be taken against all members of the electoral body."

Me Harycidas Auguste, the head of the prosecution, decided to respond positively to this request and has asked to the Director-General of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, to make arrangements with the service at land borders, air and sea, so that the members of the CEP can not leave the territory.

This prohibition on leaving the territory concerns :
Gaillot Dorsinvil, President of CEP, ;
Jean Th

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