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# Avinash Treebhoowon

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# Michaela
Michaela McAreavey trial: Accused may sue police
The lawyer for Avinash Treebhoowoon also expressed sympathy for the Irish honeymooner’s family.
# Not Guilty
"The truth has triumphed" - accused respond to Michaela verdict
“I suffered a lot. I was brutalised by police. I was beaten so much,” Avinash Treebhoowon said outside the courtroom.
# Michaela
Michaela murder trial: defence says 'real culprits' are still at large
One of the defence lawyers said that the investigation in Michaela McAreavey’s murder should be reopened.
# Michaela McAreavey
Accused at Michaela McAreavey trial: 'I did not kill anyone'
Sandeep Moonea, 42, took the witness stand at the Port Louis court today, claiming he was on the phone to his sister when Michaela was killed.
# Michaela
Michaela murder trial: Defence team’s legal dispute causes fresh delay
Defence lawyers claimed the judge had acted inappropriately in interrupting a cross-examination.
# Michaela
Michaela murder trial: Accused labelled 'a liar' by prosecution in case
Avinash Treebhoowon was cross-examined by the prosecution today as the trial of the two men accused of murdering the Tyrone woman continued in Mauritius.
# Michaela
Michaela McAreavey trial: Prime suspect ‘only confessed because of police torture’
Avinash Treebhoowon said he had “never seen, never talked to, and never knew” Tyrone teacher Michaela McAreavey.
# Michaela
Accused in Michaela trial breaks down giving evidence
Avinash Treebhoowon took to the witness stand for the first time today and told the court that he had been insulted, threatened and beaten by police officers.
# Michaela
Defence opens case in Michaela trial with focus on alleged torture of suspect
One of the accused, Avinash Treebhowon, is expected to be called to the stand tomorrow.
# Michaela
Michaela murder trial adjourned until Monday
The judge has said he needs more time to consider his ruling on some legal issues.
# Michaela
Michaela murder trial: Police chief says hotel was uncooperative
The head of the unit investigating the death of the Tyrone woman said that management at the hotel where she was found dead were more concerned about their establishment’s reputation.
# Michaela
John McAreavey to take the stand in Michaela murder trial today
He will be called to give evidence for the prosecution.
# Michaela
Michaela murder trial: Defence lawyers accuse key witness of lying
He was also accused of drinking tea and joking with the accused shortly after the murder.
# Michaela McAreavey
Michaela McAreavey accused says his confession was forced by police brutality
Today was the third day of the murder trial of two hotel workers accused of killing the Tyrone woman during her honeymoon.
# Michaela
Trials of Michaela accused could be delayed until next year
Defence lawyers say the judge overseeing the trial cannot give them a fair hearing – and want a judicial review.