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Third man jailed over killing of Scots mum in Mauritius

Janice Farman, 47, was killed during a robbery at the home she shared with her young son.

Janice Farman: Had lived in Mauritius for 13 years.
Janice Farman: Had lived in Mauritius for 13 years. PECS Data Services

A third man has been jailed after a Scottish woman was murdered in Mauritius.

Ravish Rao Fakhoo was sentenced to 18 years for his role in the death of Janice Farman in July 2017.

The 47-year-old was found dead at the home she shared with her ten-year-old son in the town of Albion and, in October, two men were jailed for murder.

Kamlesh Mansing, 27, was jailed for 33 years and 20-year-old Anish Soneea was locked up for 23 years.

The third man, Fakhoo, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of causing fatal injury without intention to kill.

Ms Farman, who was originally from Clydebank in West Dunbartonshire, had lived in Mauritius since 2004 and was a director of data management company PECS Data Services.

Following her death, a spokesman for the company said Ms Farman had "devoted her life" to her son and described her as a "great leader".

https://stv.tv/news/west-central/1442016-two-men-jailed-for-murdering-scots-mum-in-mauritius/ | default

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