Crime/Justice

Haiti judge orders arrest of former president Aristide — Jamaica Observer Mobile


A judge who has issued an arrest warrant for former president Jean Bertrand Aristide says he expects the police to bring the former head of state before him by force if necessary.Lawyers representing Aristide have filed a motion seeking to have investigating judge Lamarre Bélizaire removed on the grounds of bias.But the judge told the Port au Prince based news website, Haitian-Caribbean News Network HCNN that he had not revoked the warrant in light of the motion filed the former president.”I issued an arrest warrant for Mr Aristide and I don’t know what takes the police so long to bring him before me, because they know where he is,” Belizaire said, adding “I heard rumours that I had waived the arrest warrant. via – Jamaica Observer Mobile

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