Haiti - Security : Resurgence of violence and incapacity of the PNH
Indeed, on Monday August 3, 2020, a minibus was strafed by armed bandits on the road to Malpasse, 6 people were injured and a woman and a baby were shot and killed https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31458-haiti-news-zapping.html . Previously, in the city of Jacmel, thieves broke into the residence of Mrs. Amine Brun Zenny (82 years old) and murdered her on the night of Thursday, July 30 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31449-haiti-news-zapping.html
The Minister indicated that people had been arrested as part of the investigations opened into these heinous acts and offered his sincere condolences to the families of the victims.
In addition, he indicated that he had instructed Rameau Normil, the Director General ai of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) as well as the Government Commissioners concerned to take the necessary measures to restore peace and guarantee lives and goods.
For his part, Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe deplores the incapacity of the PNH to fulfill its mission effectively "I am very offended and also outraged by the incapacity of the national police to respond to its mission". He acknowledges that despite the new equipment including armored vehicles https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30095-haiti-flash-15-armored-vehicles-land-in-haiti.html the performance of the PNH has not not improved in the face of bandits and the growing power of gangs...
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