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The Reunionese Catherine Boudet, assigned to residence in Mauritius, bleached by the justice




The Reunionese Catherine Boudet, assigned to residence in Mauritius, bleached by the justice
Poet, academic and journalist, the Reunionese Catherine Boudet, who had no passport, which amounted to a house arrest in Mauritius, saw the charges against her striped, this Thursday, August 29, 2013, the magistrate the Court of Mapu said that the police investigation was botched, as related by the lexpress.mu site.

"The police took the wrong target. Catherine Boudet was only doing her job but had to deal with outlandish and absurd accusations. The investigation should move towards Stéphane Sinclair", said Me Jean Claude Bibi, counsel for Catherine Boudet.

As a reminder, Catherine Boudet, who pleaded not guilty at her trial was prosecuted for disclosure of false news against the French historian Stéphane Sinclair, and had been arrested April 20, 2011, at her place of work, on the premises of a local newspaper.

Catherine Boudet undergoes a questioning and spends a night in a police cell.
 
Release on bail and deprived of her passport to obtain a work permit, she faced a year in prison.

Catherine Boudet has implicated in April 2011, the historian Stéphane Sinclair of falsifying his résumé and stealing private documents at labourdonnais castle, in the North of Mauritius.
 
 According to Catherine Boudet, Stéphane Sinclair allegedly also tried to gain access to various documents of the Blue Penny Museum, using a letter to header of the Prime Minister.

He had been hired as a consultant to the foundation of the Immigration Depot, historic landing site of the first Indian indentured arrived in Mauritius.

The Mauritius police will challenge the historian at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam airport, on the complaint of Catherine Boudet and then permitted to leave Mauritius the same day.



Fabrice François


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