Assizes Court Mauritius

89-yr-old suspect deemed unfit for trial

Eighty nine year old murder suspect Sewduth Ghoorbin, was deemed is not fit to face a lengthy trial at the Assizes Court, by neurologist Dr Harrish Reesaul who was deposing in court on Tuesday. He told judge Pritviraj Feknah the suspect will not be able to follow the case for several hours, adding he will [...]

12 Sep 2012, The Independent Daily

Man sentenced to 16 years by assizes court

On Tuesday, judge Saheeda Peeroo sentenced Hemraj Ramsurrun to 16 years imprisonment at the Assize Court. The suspect was prosecuted for brutally killing Rakesh Bhuruth. On December 29, 2004, the victim, 24, was found dead in a sugarcane field in the north of the island at Amaury, Riviere du Rempart. In her autopsy report, the [...]

25 Jan 2012, The Independent Daily

Two suspects to appear in Assizes Court

The death of Irish tourist Michaela Harte, 27, at the Legends hotel, Grand Gaube on January 10, 2011, stunned the Mauritius and Ireland. In fact, it could be the most important case to be heard at the Assizes next year She was allegedly murdered by two hotel employees: floor supervisor Sandip Moonea, 41, and room [...]

30 Dec 2011, The Independent Daily