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Michaela Harte accused to appear in Assizes next year

Sandip Moonea and Avinash Treebhowon have been formally charged with murder with premeditation by director of public prosecutions (DPP). The case will be heard at the Assizes.They are suspected of killing Irish tourist Michaela McAreavey at the Legends Hotel, Grand Gaube on January 10. The news broke out on Friday via a communiqué from the [...]

19 Dec 2011, The Independent Daily

Closing speeches presented in Nobin brothers’ case at Assizes

The prosecution and defense presented their closing speeches on November 3, at the Assizes. Prosecution attacked the defense’s argument of self defense and provocation by basing itself mainly on the accounts of two witnesses and the autopsy report. They claimed that anyone with no intention to kill would not aim for a vital organ, which [...]

04 Nov 2011, The Independent Daily

Murder accused to appear in Assizes

The Nobin brothers, Rajen and Shivaji will appear at the Assize Court on Thursday before Judge Saheeda Peeroo. They are charged with the murder of Philippe Duval. The crime was committed on January 21, 2007 at Cité Bois Marchand. The police suspect jealousy. The Nobin brothers were used to go to Duval’s place in his [...]

27 Oct 2011, The Independent Daily

Infanticide accused referred to Assizes

The case of infanticide against Vanessa Curpen, who is accused of having burned and buried her newborn with the help of her husband Indiren in March 2009, has been referred to the Assizes. Another charge of infanticide had been lodged against the couple in 2007 and the preliminary inquiry will begin on August 24. The [...]

22 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily

Accused referred to Assizes

Four suspects in the murder case of Denis Fine, namely Sada Curpen, Patrick Steeve Serret (also known as Polocco), Antoine Georgy Westley Bhadoodeenkhan (alias Toto) and Louis Gino Robertson (alias Batman), have been referred to the Assizes. In her ruling at the District Court of Pamplemousses on Monday afternoon, magistrate Maryse Panglose-Cala concluded that there [...]

02 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily