A 47-year-old girl from Clydebank has died in Mauritius after reportedly being smothered to dying in entrance of her youngster throughout a theft at her house.
Janice Farman, who was within the property along with her 10-year-old autistic son, was discovered useless by police on Friday.
She had been in Mauritius since 2004 and was working as a director of a knowledge companies group within the nation.
Police imagine Mrs Farman was killed throughout a theft by three males. One man has been arrested, native media stated.
The BBC’s World Service correspondent in Mauritius, Yasine Mohabuth, stated she had not too long ago moved to Albion within the west of the island, an space beforehand recognized for burglaries.
He stated: “Police stated that she was smothered to dying in her mattress.
“That they had arrived at three within the morning. It was her son that alerted a pal. The burglars stole many issues together with her jewelry and her automotive.
“Her son is now below the care of the kid growth unit as a result of his father is overseas.”
It’s understood that together with a amount of jewelry, Mrs Farman’s Nissan Tiida was additionally taken through the theft.
The lads who carried out the raid have been stated to have been masked.
Mrs Farman, who’s initially from Clydebank in West Dunbartonshire, was the managing director of PECS (Mauritius) Ltd, a privately owned group of corporations offering information companies.
She had beforehand labored as a name centre supervisor at AXA Help within the nation.
Her colleague, Wasiim Lallmahomed, stated that he had been contacted by her son within the early hours of Friday, who had informed him that his mom was “not respiration”.
In a publish on social media, he wrote: “Simply think about …. He clearly had no thought what was occurring and he was merely in a state of shock. We referred to as the police and it was later confirmed she didn’t make it.”
Mr Lallmahomed referred to Mrs Farman as his mentor and claimed that “Mauritius was not a paradise.”