Local August 14, 2014 | 9:26 am

Defense: Despite Haitian fugitives’ arrest, border still on high alert

Santo Domingo.- Defense minister Sigfrido Pared affirmed Wednesday that despite the arrest Clifford Brandt, the most wanted fugitive who was broken out of a jail in Haiti, the heightened alert will continue along the border until all of the 326 escapees are apprehended.

Meanwhile Army commander Ruben Dario Paulino said it was a motorized patrol which identified and arrested Brandt, while he walking with two others the along border near Jimani (southwest).

He said the patrol on duty spotted three men with a suspicious profile and immediately arrested them and offered no resistance.

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