Haitian President’s assassination: A suspect dies probably due to COVID

One of the suspects, a former Haitian policeman - Gilbert Dragon, who was arrested in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, died in custody, probably due to the COVID-19 virus. 

One of the suspects, a former Haitian policeman – Gilbert Dragon, who was arrested in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, died in custody, probably due to the COVID-19 virus. 

Dragon scummed to the deadly mutant on Wednesday at a Port-au-Prince hospital, where he was taken after he complained breathing problem. 

He was arrested on July 14, 2021, and it is believed that he had supplied clothing with DEA identifications to the perpetrators. 

More about Dragon: 

Gilbert Dragon was an ex-police chief & a former guerilla commander who served as chief of police for the municipality of – Croix-des-Bouquets in the early 2000s, during which Dragon engaged with other police chiefs’ efforts to abolish the government of the Caribbean island. 

Development in the assassination case of President Moise: 

On the other hand, another suspect (Samir Handal) in the assassination case of Haitian President Jovenel Moise was detained by the Turkish authorities. The information was provided by the Foreign Minister of Haiti – Claude Joseph informed on late Monday. 

The Minister shared the news via Twitter, citing that, “I just had a phone conversation with the Turkish Minister, my friend Mevlut Cavusoglu, to thank Turkey for the arrest of Samir Handal, one of the persons of great interest in the investigation into the assassination of the president”.

Handal was arrested at the Istanbul Airport by authorities as he was flying transit from the United States to Jordan. He was sought with an Interpol Red Notice, as per the Turkish media.

The National Police of Haiti – (PNH) has announced it will send a group of agents to Turkey who will arrest businessman Samir Handal. 

While so far a total of 44 people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the assassination, which includes – 12 police officers.