Haiti – France : 25 yrs necessary in appeal towards Amaral Duclona
Thursday in the trial on Enchantment of Amaral Duclona, aka “Berthone Jolicoeur”, former leader of a gang of “chimeric” which commenced on Monday in Creteil, France https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-16550-haiti-flash-a-previous-haitian-gang-leader-retried-in-france.html , the Advocate Standard asked for a sentence of 25 years imprisonment versus the accused.
Let us recall that “Berthony Jolicoeur” was arrested in September 2009 in the Dominican Republic and extradited to France in 2010, accused of kidnapping, forcible confinement and murder in 2004 in Cité Soleil, of a French-Haitian entrepreneur Claude Bernard Lauture. He was convicted of these info, by the French Justice in Could 2014 just after deliberation by the jury, to 25 many years in prison.
According to the Advocate General “there is ample proof that he participated in the detention and sequestration of Claude Bernard Lauture,” deploring that Amaral Duclona be by yourself in the box, stating “It lacks some of the perpetrators [… ] much much more major, lacking folks a great deal higher,” confident that “the shadow of the electrical power of Jean-Bertrand Aristide has hovered about this kidnapping.”
For his aspect Amaral Duclona all through the debates this week has ongoing to minimize his role in Cité Soleil and his innocence, “I inquire myself the same problem for 6 years: why am I below? […] I am harmless,” claiming not becoming included “either close to or much” in this case.
The verdict is predicted this Friday.
See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11217-haiti-justice-amaral-duclona-aristide-s-armed-wing-sentenced-to-25-a long time-prison.html