All denied any involvement but later owned up to crucial details, while not formally pleading guilty to murder.
Mrs Farman knew Mansingh so well that he had her bank PIN number.
She had also helped him to organise a £6,000 loan, it has emerged.
Information leaked to the Scottish Daily Mail this week indicates that Fakhoo ‘cracked under the pressure of interrogation’ and implicated all three within a week of the attack.I only went into the house to help my accomplices take the booty.’Sooneea acknowledges taking part in robbery but denies murder.A spokesman for prosecutors in Port-Louis, the capital, said the trial of the defendants in the Farman case was likely to take place ‘later this year, or in early 2019’.An investigating source said: ‘Fakhoo placed everyone at the scene, making it clear he was just there to help without actually killing anyone.’Hearing he had been accused by Fakhoo and Soonea, Mansingh admitted being ‘the brains behind the scam’, it is claimed. He called a friend of his mother’s in the town of Vacoas, alerting police once the robbers had fled.When officers arrived at the scene of the crime, they found Mrs Farman lying on her back, with traces of blood on her mouth.Creoles (Afro or Afro-Indian) 22% (286,000), mostly central plateau area, the suburbs of Port Louis and coastal villages such as Baie du Tombeau and the black river region.Muslims (Indo-Muslims) 16%(208,000), most living in the central plateau towns and Plaine Verte in the capital city.Franco-Mauritians (Mauritian of French ancestry) are numbered about 13,000.The Franco-Mauritian group, mostly are the descendants of former slave-owners, comprises the largest group of people of European origin on the island.A majority of the republic's residents are the descendants of people from the Indian subcontinent.Mauritius also contains substantial populations from continental Africa, China, France, Great Britain and the East African island nation of Madagascar among other places.