He fell from a bus that was travelling at high speed - the victim's family refuses the suicide theory
5 April 2011
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Since Sunday the police of Bambous is trying to determine the exact circumstances of the death of Atish Bookooa. This resident of Trois-Boutiques, aged 21, was lying on the asphalt near canoe, Petite Riviere, with multiple wounds to the skull.
Relatives of Atish Bookooal refuse to believe that the young man committed suicide." Atish is calm. He did not used to fighting, or quarrelling," says one of his cousins. Alerted by the colleagues of the victim, the family immediately rushed to the scene of the accident. “La façon so lecorp ine tombé li pa paret line jeté. Li ti bizin tombe par figure mais kan nou arrivé li ti tombe par ledos” recalls a relative.
The first elements of the survey indicate that the young employee of an insurance company has committed an act of desperation. It would be thrown into space by the emergency door of a bus which was travelling at high speed. Some colleagues, present on the bus, which evoke a violent argument erupted between the young man and his fiancée.
The day of drama, Atish and his office colleagues, including his fiancée went to the beach of Flic-en-Flac picnic. Atish got engaged on January 27 with an office colleague. The couple planned to marry this year. Colleagues tell of an argument erupted in the middle of the festival. Atish would not appreciate that his fiancée dancing with another man on the beach. On the way back, the quarrel would have continued unabated. The young man was struggling to forget the incident. He was still mad with rage, explaining that he had committed the irreparable by jumping off the bus.
His colleagues would not have had time to react. " Tout s’est passé tellement vite. Nou ti pe chanté dansé dans bus ene coup nou tende tapage…", says one of them.
A version of events disputed by unanimous relatives of the young man. They want "that the truth in this matter". The versions differ colleagues. One says Bookooa Atisha was standing near the emergency door, which was suddenly opened. The other tells you that he was sitting beside his bride in the middle of the bus, and then he had a headache, which is why he is gone to rest at the back of the bus ... “Where is the truth?” Ask the relatives.
They want the police to do so as soon clarify the exact circumstances of this tragedy. Family consider action if the investigation never trampled.
Her mother get a shock on the death of his beloved son. Saturday, when she greeted him, she knew she was seeing for the last time. "Atish was released last Saturday. He told me he was going to the barber to cut his hair before going to his stepmother. Sunday he was to go picnicking with colleagues ", says the tearful mother.
Monday's funeral took place of Atish Bookooa. The fiancée of the deceased, who lives in a village in the east, has not given his statement to investigators, his health does not permit it. The young woman was traumatized by this event. Reportedly, she was unable to attend the funeral of Atish. An autopsy by Dr. Salim Saib, medical examiner attributed the death to a fractured skull.