Haiti – Politic: PM Lapin, announces measures to combat insecurity
Wednesday, following the resurgence of kidnappings (at least twenty kidnapping since the beginning of the year) and insecurity, in order to respond to the concern of the population, Prime Minister ai, Michel Lapin also President of the Council Superior of the National Police (CSPN) announced at the end of a meeting of the CSPN held at his official residence in Musseau that the State was going to assume its responsibilities and that measures are taken to combat insecurity “[…] We have discussed this situation of insecurity which concerns us at the highest level . We have heard the cries of the population through the media. We have thought of a 3-level security plan. The police presence will be reinforced: Through the traffic service and the other brigades, the police will do syste matic identification work. Then, the PNH will implement an action strategy that we cannot reveal. “
Prime Minister Lapin affirmed that these measures would be in place the same evening and was firm on the impartiality of the road controls specifying that he had authorized the police to identify the occupants of all vehicles except those of the diplomatic corps “There will be no exception for vehicles registered State or Official Service. The police will also check vehicles with tinted windows. The police and the justice system will crack down on occupiers who do not want to comply with this new measure. “
Concerning the reinforcement of the equipment of the PNH for fight against crime he suggested that most of the needs of the PNH have been met with the exception of those which require approval at the international level, in the process of being finalized, recalling that Haiti has been under embargo on the import of weapons of war and ammunition for more than 25 years …
Note that Friday, February 14, a citizen march against insecurity is planned in Port-au-Prince.
TB / HaitiLibre