160 NEW RWANDAN POLICE OFFICERS IN HAITI
(Haiti Libre) -
A contingent of 160 police officers under the Formed Protection Unit (FPU) left Rwanda, earlier this week from Kanombe International Airport aboard a flight from RwandAir to serve under the United Nations Mission Stabilization in Haiti (Minustah).
They will replace the first contingent of another 160 officers woh were deployed to Haiti nine months ago, and whose mission has ended. They will have as a mission in Haiti, to serve as a protection force for the UN staff, crowd control, and help in aid distribution in internally displaced camps.
The officers who will be deployed to Jérémie, South of Haiti, and will be under the command of Chief Superintendent, Toussaint Muzezayo.
The 160 new police officers are scheduled to arrive on December 31.