THE PRIME MINISTER TAKES NOTE OF THE ARREST OF DEPUTY BELIZAIRE
(Haiti Libre) -
The Prime Minister, Dr. Garry Conille, took note of the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Deputy Arnel Bélizaire, Thursday, October 27, 2011, at the international airport of Port-au-Prince.
Once informed of the detention of the Deputy, the Prime Minister visited the National Penitentiary to assess the conditions of his incarceration and ensure the integrity of his person.
Deeply concerned about the imprisonment of a Deputy in function, the Prime Minister, responsible for the execution of the laws of the Republic, convened in emergency the Board of Governors of the National Police (CSPN) to collect all relevant information to the treatment of this issue and spoke in the same direction, with the presidents of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.
The Prime Minister continues, in this case, to explore all avenues and procedures that can facilitate an exit, that meets the constitutionality prescribed for this crisis. He advocates the full respect of the constitutional prerogatives and privileges of state officials by inviting, furthermore, all social and political actors to serenity and dialogue.
The Prime Minister reaffirms its commitment to ensure in all circumstances, the protection of individual and collective freedoms and the respect of the inalienable rights of a citizen in the Rule of Law.