The detained Americans revealed the purpose of the attack on the president of Haiti

US citizens detained in the case of the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moiz have revealed the purpose of the attack on the residence of the state leader. Their testimony is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the local newspaper Nouvelliste.

We are talking about two suspected Americans of Haitian origin-James Solage and Joseph Vincent. “They said they were translators. The aim of the mercenaries was to arrest President Moiz on the warrant of the investigating judge, and not to kill him, ” said Judge Clement Noel. He did not provide specific information about the mentioned order.

The judge also told about the results of the search in the cars of the detainees. In addition to firearms, video surveillance cameras from Moiz’s house were found in the cars, as well as the checkbook of the president’s wife.

A group of unknown assailants attacked the residence of the President of Haiti on the night of July 7. The criminals fatally wounded the head of state with a firearm, he received 12 wounds. The first lady of Haiti, Martin Moiz, was also injured, she was taken to a hospital in the US state of Florida in critical condition. Now the state of the president’s widow is assessed as stable. Among the eliminated assassins of Haitian President Jovenel Moiz were three foreigners.

The Haitian Ambassador to the United States, Bocchit Edmond, accused foreign mercenaries of the murder of Jovenel Moiz. The diplomat also denied the version that employees of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) were involved in the death of Moiz, whom the killers allegedly posed as.