Haitian President Jovenel Moise: Haitian President Jovenel Moise assassinated, first lady also shot
Jovenel Mousse, the president of the Caribbean nation of Haiti, has been assassinated. This information has been given by the interim Prime Minister of the country, Claude Joseph. According to media reports, the President was assassinated at his residence. The deadly attack on the President happened on Wednesday morning.
In Haiti, President Jovenel Mousse (53) was shot dead at his private residence on Tuesday night. Wife Martini Mousse was seriously injured in the attack. He has been admitted to the hospital. This information has been given by the interim Prime Minister of the country, Claude Joseph. He has termed the incident as despicable, inhuman and barbaric. Has expressed confidence that democracy and republic will win. After the assassination of the President, police and security forces have been deployed at the National Palace and other sensitive places to control the situation.
Most shops and business establishments closed
Most shops and business establishments are closed in the capital Port-au-Prince. There is news of vandalism at some places. By the way, there has been unrest for a long time in this Caribbean country with a population of 10 million. Violence has led to the problem of poverty and hunger in the country. The situation worsened due to the 2010 earthquake and 2016 cyclone Matthew. The income of 60 percent of the country's population is less than two dollars (about 150 rupees).
Claude Joseph strongly condemned it
Claude Joseph said that the country's first lady had also been shot, but her life was saved in this attack. He strongly condemned the attack. Joseph has called it an abhorrent and inhuman act. He appealed to the people of the country to maintain their restraint. Joseph has said that all measures have been taken to ensure the security of the country. Democracy will win.
There was a coup plot in Haiti in February
Let us inform that after Myanmar, in February, another country was plotted for a coup in Haiti. President Jovenel Mousse made this claim here. At that time the police had arrested more than 20 such people. He said that he wanted to kill her and then was trying to make a coup in the country. President Jovenel claimed that there were charges of attempted murder against those arrested and that they were all trying to overthrow his government. The special thing is that the arrested people also include a judge of the Supreme Court, who has the support of opposition leaders.