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Mauritius: The former Minister of Justice, Rama Valayden, calls for a commission of inquiry in the murder of the Irish tourist Michaela Harte




Mauritius: The former Minister of Justice, Rama Valayden, calls for a commission of inquiry in the murder of the Irish tourist Michaela Harte
The former Minister of Justice and lawyer Rama Valayden, claimed last Wednesday at a conference bringing together lawyers of the Mauritian bar, a commission of inquiry to "know the truth" about the murder of Irish tourist 28 years old, Michaela Harte-Mc Areavey found dead in January 2011, in the room 1025 of the former Hotel Legends now knwin as Lux Grand Gaube.
 
Rama Valayden, legal representatives of one of the two hotel employees tried and acquitted as his colleague by a jury in July 2012, justified his decision to create a commission of inquiry because according to him "there will not be an investigating magistrate to investigate the case, the truth will not be known".
 
"The perpetrators are still free", also warns bitterly Rama Valayden.
The former Minister of Justice and lawyer also criticized the failure of the police investigation, including the lack of scientific expertise on a belt, bocce ball and a trace of hand found on a glass of the room of Michaela Harte, as related by the newspaper Le Défi Quotidien.
 
As a reminder, Michaela Harte-Mc Areavey was killed in January 2011 during her honeymoon in Mauritius.
Went searching cakes for her tea in her hotel room, the young tourist Michaela Harte have surprised his or her attackers before being strangled.



Fabrice François


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