The Justice and Security Committee of the Senate of the Republic revealed on Tuesday that former Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant and a security agent of former President Michel Martelly had telephone contacts with Arnel Joseph, chief. of Village of God gang currently entrenched in the Artibonite.
According to Senator Jean Rennel Senatus, chairman of the commission, the former head of government spoke on the phone with the gang leader twice, while Martelly's security agent, Vladimir Jean-Louis, interviewed with him at least 28 times from January to February 2019.
Contacted by the Senate commission, Jean Henry Ceant confessed to having two conversations with Arnel Joseph whose hitherto he knew nothing about criminal activities. He had asked the former prime minister for funding for the construction of a stretch of road, said the notary Bourdon commissioners.
For his part, Vladimir Jean-Louis said Vlad, part of the close security of Sweet Micky, also confirmed to have been in contact with the notorious bandit searched without providing too much detail, while being ready to answer the questions of Justice.