He was arrested after stealing a sum of Rs 175,000 at Keg & Marlin restaurant, at Caudan Waterfront. Rajesh Saneechurn, a 30 year old Assistant Manager, presented a motion to recover freedom by his lawyer Vikash Teeluckdharry. He will learn his fate on Tuesday, August 16.
The theft took place on the night of 8 to 9 August. The safe, which contained the employee salaries, was robbed. The surveillance camera was also taken away. A complaint was made to the Criminal Investigation of Port Louis North Division. Saneechurn Rajesh, who was responsible for the money in the safe, was arrested and detained. He has been working at Keg & Marlin restaurant for over a year.
The young man, who is the subject of a provisional charge of larceny in wages, gave his version of events to the police on Friday, August 12. “Mon client a démenti toutes les accusations faites contre lui. Il n’y a aucune preuve contre lui,” Me Vikash Teeluckdharry said, before adding that there was no forced entry.
According to a source, another person was arrested and a car seized in this matter.