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26662: Senou (asks) Father Gerard Jean-Juste: What are the charges against Him? (fwd)
From: Senou <email@example.com>
Father Gerard Jean-Juste: What are the charges against
Where is Father Gerard Jean-Juste?
What are the charges against Him?
When his trial is expected to start?
No one may be kept under arrest more than forty-eight
(48) hours unless he has appeared before a judge asked
to rule on the legality of the arrest and the judge
has confirmed the arrest by a well-founded decision.
In the case of a petty violation, the accused shall be
referred to a justice of the peace, who shall then
hand down a final decision.
In the case of more serious offenses or crimes, an
appeal may be filed, without prior permission, simply
by addressing a petition to the presiding judge of the
competent civil court, who, on the basis of the oral
statement of the prosecutor, shall rule on the
legality of the arrest and detention, in a special
session of the court, without postponement or rotation
of judges, all other cases being suspended.
If the arrest is judged to be illegal, the judge shall
order the immediate release of the arrested person and
that order shall be enforceable immediately,
regardless of any appeal to a higher court or the
supreme court for an order forbidding enforcement of
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