A 22-year-old boy and his 23-year-old friend, residents of Rivière-du-Rempart, were attacked with sabers by a 29-year-old mason who lives in the same locality on Saturday night. The 22-year-old victim is in the intensive care unit at the SSRN hospital in Pamplemousses. The suspect was arrested on Sunday.
Vimalen C., 22, and his friend Barlen N., 23, were assaulted by a man armed with two sabers on Saturday night while they were in conversation. The suspect is Vicky B., a mason Of 29 years old. He attacked Vimalen C. and inflicted injuries on his head and neck. The young man fell on the ground after the attack. His friend Barlen N. tried to rescue him under the eyes of the aggressor. It was then that the furious man struck blows at Barlen N. before running away.
The two friends were rushed to the SSRN hospital in Pamplemousses. Barlen N. was admitted after surgery. As for Vimalen C., he was admitted to the intensive care unit. He is placed under sedation and artificial respiration. His state of health inspires great anxiety. Barlen N. has not yet given his version of the facts to the police because he is in shock.
Barlen N. only told the police that Vicky B. assaulted him while he was helping his friend. According to the information gathered, the attack is origin of a settlement of accounts.
Aggression with premeditation
On Sunday morning, the Rivière-du-Rempart police arrested the alleged perpetrator. He has not yet given his version of the facts. He appeared before the Bail and Remand Court under a provisional charge of premeditated assault. The police objected to his conditional release and was taken to a police cell. He will appear before the tribunal of Pamplemousses this Monday November 21.
Saroja, 46, Vimalen C.’s mother is shocked: “I know Vicky because he lives in the same locality. ‘Mo garson finn bien gagn koud sab kot so likou e kot so latet. Depi finn ariv sa agresion la, li ankor inkonsian.’ The cause of this aggression is unknown.” The investigation is under the supervision of the ASP Boodhun.