Haitian Police Intervention Group’s instructor Kadhafi Saphir was murdered. Photo credit: Juno7

Kadhafi Saphir, an instructor with the Haitian Police Intervention Group, was murdered at National Route Number 2, which is located between Léogâne and Grand-Goâve Wednesday.

Saphir’s attackers initially popped his vehicle’s tires. When the 46-year-old pulled over on the side of the road, they gunned him down.

In addition to training SWAT team members, Saphir was also a renowned karate coach. One of his students, Jean Joseph Reynold, won the top award for Kyokushinka stand-up fighting at the 2016 Mas Oyama Memorial Cup in Japan. Continue reading

Onz Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and ESNY before joining The Haitian Times....

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