A mural of former President Jovenel Moise in Port-au-Prince. EPA/JEAN MARC HERVE ABELARD

By Samuel Celiné 

Haiti’s Justice Department officially received the docket of the probe into the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse and will soon assign a lead prosecutor for judicial proceedings.

Up until the  Aug. 3 filing, the Central Judicial Police Administration Central, known in french as La Direction Generale de la Police, DCPJ), had been handling the preliminary investigation into the killing on July 7.

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Samuel Celine

Samuel Celiné is a Haitian Times correspondent in Haiti covering politics and social events. He joined the team in July 2021 after working for the online news publication Ayibopost following his time at the Port-au-Prince daily, Le Nouvelliste. He IS ALSO a radio Journalist. Poet in his soul, Celiné loves journalism and has a passion for investigative reporting. Samuel Celiné can be reached at smlceline@gmail.com