Three suspects including one juvenile arrested
15 June 2011
On 1 June, a car of the Toyota Corolla, model EE 111 is stolen Bouic Avenue Gabriel, Ste-Croix.The owner had forgotten his key in the lock of the trunk. An oversight that did not fail to attract the attention of the suspects prowling in the area on motorcycles.
Four days later, the vehicle was found burned in the industrial zone Jing Fei at Riche-Terre. The thieves were still running. On the basis of precise information, a squad of the CID at Port Louis North, led by Sergeant Ramjeetun, raided a house in Long Mountain, early Monday. The sleuths were on the heels of the suspect Brian Lebon. The individual passes quickly confessed and incriminated his two alleged accomplices. They were arrested shortly afterwards, among them a minor.
The other two suspects also confessed their involvement in the theft.
However, this case was hiding other crimes. Indeed, after seizing the stolen car, the trio went to an ATM to take advantage of the credit card that the owner had left in the car. However, the thieves could not find the correct code, the machine swallowed the card. The same day, two people filed complaints against the occupants of the car for robbery with violence.
The victims are a motorcyclist and a resident of Goodlands. Continuing his journey offense, the driver of the car finally went to a service station to take Caleb for Rs 500 for petrol, but without settling his bill. Only after their wild ride that the suspects later decide to set fire to the stolen car.