Dozens of people of both sexes were arrested and weapons seized following a major operation in downtown Port-au-Prince
Monday, December 3, 2018 ((rezonodwes.com)) – The Police National Haiti (PNH). during a major operation conducted Sunday morning before daybreak at St. Joseph's Gate, La Saline, apprehended 88 suspects and seized several firearms, some of which belong to the police institution.
Among his weapons are find a Galil, a Uzi, and an AK47, 2 9mm pistols, not to mention ammunition, a vehicle, 2 tear gas bombs, 3 hoods, 1 tactical vest, cocaine, 21 radiocommunications, 27 cuffs and documents
Several neighborhoods were scrutinized, such as the Rue Tiremasse, rue Porcelaine and Saint-Martin.
According to Gary Desrosiers, police spokesman, several members and gang leaders, among them Saint-Ford Pierre Richard, Dossous Polès. Alias '' Mazora '', and Sadrack Brice, have fallen into the grasp of PNH agents during these joint operations carried out by several specialized units of the National Police, including BOID, CBIM, UDMO and UNMIJUSTH police officers. 19659004] They promised that other operations to hunt down the bandits and restore order in the Capital will be carried out according to the orders of the Director General of the HNP Michel Ange Gédéon.
Note that during the months of In October and November, 230 people died in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area, 202 of whom were killed by gunfire, according to a partial report by the Episcopal Justice and Peace Commission (JILAP).