Jean-Claude Duvalier ordered to stay in Haiti and Passport confiscated

Two days after his return in Haiti, Jean-Claude Duvalier was arrested and ordered to stay in Haiti and his passport taken away. Jean-Claude Duvalier was accused of theft and corruption.


Jean-Claude Duvalier was arrested on January 18, from room 303 of hotel Karibe in Port-au-Prince. He appeared calm and was not handcuffed. Duvalier was taken before a judge in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, and charged with theft and corruption while his supporters were protesting outside of the State Prosecutor's Office.

Here is the video where Jean-Claude Duvalier was taken to court:

After hours of questioning, Jean-Claude Duvalier was able to go back to his residence the same day. However, the country's State Prosecutor's Office took away his passport and ordered him to remain in the country as the prosecutor investigates complaints brought against him.

"L'enquette se poursuit"

Many people still can not understand why Jean-Claude Duvalier returned to Haiti at this time.

Do you think Jean-Claude Duvalier acted alone in deciding to return to Haiti?

What is likely to happen in the next few days?

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