BY FRANTZ BATAILLE, MD
Jailed alongside with a lot of friends, le Dr Roger lafontant , according to captain Stines Doura, then in charge of the Penitiencier National, had been sentenced to death by the then incumbent president, Jean B. Aristide. Other high ranking officers have been said to have participated in the killing. This event ended up among other to the removing of M. Aristide from office.In the early hours of that 30 September 1991, le Dr Roger Lafontant jailed for having attempted to seize power from the elected president , met his fate when a caporal had him shouted down three times in the heart and lower back. Dr Lafontant fell He was latter dragged by the feet in the yard of the main Haitian jail. His body had remained there until authorities had decided to bring him at the Hospital general morgue.