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Haitians to come for investigation into hanging of Tulile

Major General Manuel Castro Castillo announced that two Haitian generals were invited to participate in the investigations into the hanging of Henry Claude Jean, a Haitian national in a park in Santiago on 10 February 2015, his hands and feet bound. The generals would arrive on Wednesday, 11 March. As reported worked shining shoes in the park. The Police previously invited Spanish forensic experts to participate in the ongoing investigation to close the case. The Haitian government has stated that the murder is an example of violence in the DR against Haitian residents. The Police have said that they believe the lynching is linked to a robbery carried out by fellow Haitians. Castro Castillo says: “We expect to present the hypothesis to show the advances in the investigation so far. What we have investigated indicates that there was no xenophobia nor racism involved in the case.,” as reported in Diario Libre.

The case has been used by those campaigning against the Dominican Republic implementing a national plan to legalize foreign immigration in the country ordered by the Constitutional Court in 2013.

Source: DR1, DiarioLibre

March 9, 2015

Category: DR News |

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