iciHaiti - FLASH : Trial Clifford Brandt, hearing suspended postponed to fifteen
After the arrival of victims, witnesses, pieces of evidence [... M4 rifle chargers, PNH uniforms, firearms, mobile phones etc...] Clifford Brandt (44 years) and 5 of his alleged accomplices co-defendants handcuffed entered the courtroom : Sawadienne Jean (30), Carline Richema (30) Rico Pierre-Val, 39 ans, Rico Pierre-Val, (39), Carlo St-Fort (30) and Evens Larieux (45).
Judge Me Jean Wilner Morin, after the identification process of the accused proceeded with the reading of the indictments brought against the six accused: "Kidnapping, illegal restraint against ransom, conspiracy, forgery and use of forgeries, death threats, usurpation of title, illegal possession of firearms and money laundering" then he ordered the suspension of the hearing is announced the resumption of the trial on 15 February. A first day very technical and procedural.
Note that a dozen lawyers defends the accused. Me Chéron Jean Barnave and Me Berette Bergemane ensure the defense of Clifford Brandt.
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