[Local News] Woman’s Body Cut With Grinder: Charge Reduced For Alleged Murderer

He is believed to have strangled his wife and then cut the latter with a grinder. Ashish Takoordyal appeared before the court of Curepipe on Monday 25 July. The Director of Public Prosecutions decided to reduce the preliminary assassination load (premeditated) murder brought against him.

The case dates back to 2014. The dismembered body of  33 year old Deepa Takoordyal was found at the foot of a cliff in the Trois- Mamelles area on Saturday 25 January. The coroner confirmed the thesis of strangulation.

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The mother of the young woman had reported her missing. «J’ai signalé sa disparition après avoir reçu un SMS intrigant de son téléphone. Je savais que ce message ne pouvait être d’elle. Il disait qu’elle avait rencontré un Français et qu’elle quittait mari et enfant pour aller vivre avec lui. Elle n’était pas ce genre de fille» she had said.