Joseph Lambert alleged plot on Deputies Levaillant Louis-Jeune and Sorel Jacinthe
NNDHR found evidence Lambert did indeed plot to end the lives of Sorel and Louis-Jeune, members of political parties, Espwa and INITE. NNDHR's findings prompted the deputies to file complaints with the Court of First Instance in Port-au-Prince on April 23rd.
Lambert's dismissive response is the charges are baseless. He also challenges the purpose of NNDHR, saying, "NNDHR is not a body of human rights. It is a political party." He described NNDHR Director Marie Yòlene Gilles as a political operative playing a partisan game.
In a twisted and warped line of reasoning, Lambert named Sorel Jacinthe as the criminal. He imagines others are out to get him because of his own criminal deeds. This proves--according to Lambert--Jacinthe is culpable and not him. Lambert does not take the charges filed against him seriously, but says he is prepared to defend himself--if he must--against allegations he has tried to endanger the two deputies' lives.
Government Commissioner Me Lucmane Delille, who conducted a hearing on the two related cases, has turned over the matter to the Cabinet of Instruction.
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