The country's attorney general wanted Ariel Henry, the acting prime minister, to answer questions about the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse this summer.
Haiti's chief prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the acting prime minister not to leave the country until he has answered the questions about the month of July assassination of President Jovenel Moïse .
Last week , the prosecutor issued a police summons to the Prime Minister, Ariel Henry, asking him to answer questions about the contact he had with one of the main suspects of the murder.
Phone records show Dr. Henry spoke with the suspect - Joseph Badio , a former intelligence officer - within hoursthe death of Mr. Moïse in his residence near Port-au-Prince, the capital.
It is not known what relationship, if any, Dr. Henry had it with Mr. Badio, who has been in hiding ever since.
Dr. Henry's spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In previous remarks to the media, Dr Henry has denied any connection to the murder and the title says the plot brains have been left on the run .
The prosecutor's decision comes in the middle of a the escalation of the power struggle in Haiti following the murder of Mr. Moïse. Mr. Henry, a neurosurgeon who was appointed Prime Minister by Mr. Moïse a few days aloneBefore the murder, has struggled to assert his authority over the country since he was sworn in in July.
Haitian police have arrested several people in connection with the assassination, including 18 Colombians and several Haitian and Haitian Americans, and is still looking for more. Suspects include retired Colombian commandos , a former judge and two members of the President 's security team.
La police are investigating a complex plot which they say Christian Emmanuel Sanon , who was born in Haiti and lives in Florida. Authorities say 'he conspired kill the president and seize power .
Many questions remain unanswered, especially that none of those named in the investigation seemed to have had the means to finance the plot.
Milo Milfort contributed to the report.