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Wed Sep 15, 2021, 04:23 AM

Haiti PM sacks prosecutor who accused him of links to president's murder

Source: Agence France-Presse

Haiti PM sacks prosecutor who accused him of links to president's murder

Amelie BARON
Tue, September 14, 2021, 5:28 PM·3 min read

The investigation into the assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moise descended into confusion Tuesday, as the Caribbean island's prime minister sacked a prosecutor who had accused him of links to the killing.

The decision by Prime Minister Ariel Henry to fire prosecutor Bed-Ford Claude exposed the infighting at the highest levels of what is left of Haiti's government, more than two months after Moise was slain in his home by gunmen.

Henry's move came hours after Claude asked the judge investigating Moise's murder to charge the prime minister with involvement in the case.

"I have the pleasure of informing you that it was decided to terminate your post," Henry told Claude in a publicly distributed letter.

Henry was named by Moise as prime minister days before the president's murder.

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