In a note, Gérald Oriol Jr. Secretary of State for the Integration of Disabled People regrets to inform the general population and people with disabilities in particular that in the afternoon of March 18, 2016 three women deaf have been assassinated in the zone of Haut Damier, near Cabaret. This tragedy occurred following the traffic jam caused by the partial collapse of the bridge on route #9, which forced women to take an unusual path to bypass to back home.
According to information gathered by the Association of Deaf of Lévêque, Haiti (ASLH), the three victims were identified as Mrs. Sophonias mother of six children and two single young women respectively named Vanessa and Monique.
“The Secretary of State regrets with infinite pain these odious crimes committed on three disabled women,” and indicates that as soon as he was informed, he immediately contacted the Ministry of Justice and Public Security to initiate an investigation to shed light on these crimes and punish the authors.
To this end, the Office of the Secretary of State, invited the population of the area to cooperate with the judicial authorities in order to make triumph the law and justice.
The Secretary of State Gérald Oriol Jr. “presents its sincere condolences to the relatives, friends and families bereaved by these sordid acts. It is necessary that peaceful families stop count the bodies and that everyone can live in safety. Let’s act each other and be more united in the fight against insecurity and for a civilized society.”