Published January 02, 2022 | 06:00 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 02nd January, 2022) Jamaica will be deporting former Colombian army officer Mario Antonio Palacios, a suspect in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, to Colombia, local media report.
According to the newspaper, Haiti has twice requested Palacios’ extradition to face trial there, but the requests were denied by Jamaican prosecutors.
Moise was shot dead at his residence on July 7, while his wife sustained injuries and received medical treatment in the United States. Haitian authorities have detained over 40 suspects in Moise’s assassination, including 18 Colombian citizens.