The President of the Security and Justice Commission of the Senate of the Republic, Jean Renel Senatus received the statement of telephone communications between the number 3854 9524 of the gang leader Arnel Joseph and the number 3170 22 81 of the Senator Artibonite Garcia Delva, from January 15 to March 1, 2019.
"These records show that 24 calls were made between the number of the senator and that of Arnel from 7 to 22 February 2019," said the chairman of the Security and Justice Committee of the Senate of the Republic, pointing out that the 3170 2281 is " actually the number used by the senator. Some of these calls lasted more than ten minutes, including one of 15 minutes 32 seconds, said Senator Jean Renel Sénatus, interviewed on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in the middle of the afternoon when he left the DCPJ with the Senators Ralph Fethière, Jean-Marie Salomon, Ronald Larêche and Kedlaire Augustin, in the course of an inquiry at the request of two human rights organizations in early March on the relationship between the senator and the gang leader who had paraded in Port-au-Prince during an opposition demonstration last February.
"We will write to the senator so that he will be available to be heard by the committee tomorrow Wednesday at 10 am," said Senator Jean Renel Sénatus. "Afterwards, the commission will submit its report to the assembly of senators for useful and legal purposes," continued the senator expressing the desire to go further, to have more light on this issue.
The coordinator of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights, Pierre Espérance, aware that the Senate Committee on Security and Justice has these records, went further by saying that "it is Senator Garcia Delva who brought Arnel parader to the capital ». "They communicated a lot," said Pierre Espérance.
The other Senator of the Artibonite, Yuri Latortue, interviewed by the newspaper, also expressed the desire that the light be made. Senator Latortue, as leader of the AAA party, had written to Senator Garcia Delva inviting him to shed light on opponents' claims and public clamor about his role in bringing Arnel and his armed men to Canada. Port-au-Prince at the request of President Jovenel Moïse. As a result of this correspondence, the AAA party experienced a series of defections in its ranks.