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Police officer Gerald Francois assassinated at Portail Leogane

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Police officer Gerald Francois assassinated at Portail Leogane

Here is a picture of Police officer Gérald François who was assassinated in Portail Léogane on March, 2, 2016.

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Gérald François (38) from the traffic department of the Haitian National Police was cowardly assassinated in Portail Léogane. In the early morning of March 2nd, his body was found at the boulevard Harry Truman (Bicentennial) near the Theatre National in Port-au-Prince, with one bullet injury on the head. Gerald Francois (with 18th Promotion) was shot by unidentified individuals. According to the judge Fritz Belliard who visited the spot, the police officer had received at least five bullet shots. The news has been confirmed by Garry Desrosiers, the Principal Inspector & Deputy Spokesperson of the National Police of Haiti (PNH). On the same day, another police officer was injured in the city by gunfire and was rushed to hospital. Since the beginning of 2016, four police personnel have been targets of gun attacks, there is a rise in the numbers of robbery around the commercial banks and cases of kidnapping in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince. In Haiti, historically, insecurity always follows political instability.

Tags: haiti national police, pnh, Portail Léogane

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