Monday, Commissioner Frantz Lerebours, spokesman of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) presented the report of the first day of the National Carnival 2018, which he described as globally successful underlining that no loss of life has been reported.
According to Commissioner Lerebours, 97 wounded were reported: 55 cases of minor injuries (31 women and 14 men), 30 cases of moderate injuries (5 women and 25 men), 6 cases of severe injuries (2 women and 4 men) and 6 unclassified case (3 women and 3 men).
Among the causes of injury, Commissioner Lerebours mentioned a stab wound, two traffic accidents, and 37 people who displayed violent behavior, suffered from headshot sticks received by police officers "Overall, the measures and instructions given to police officers are respected. Except cases of stick use. We continue to urge the police to be professional," saying "You can always use a stick, but you can not hit people in the head."
In addition to the injured, he mentioned that 62 people (36 women and 26 men) received care for breathing difficulties or other discomfort due in particular to excessive alcohol consumption.
In addition, the PNH has made 11 arrests for various offenses including theft, use of counterfeit notes, assault, drug use and 2 false police officers. A firearm was seized on the cou