2013 Winners

Axcel Micael Chenney

Winner: Francophone General News Award - Electronic

Le Défi Média Group, Mauritius

Story title: Archives Criminelles: Rajen Sabapathee, la chute d'un héros

Story summary: Rajen Sabapathee: A fallen hero. Axcel’s entry tells the story of a well-known bodybuilder and former Mr Mauritius who was found guilty of drug trafficking, escaped from Bastille prison in 1999 and was killed whilst on the run. Axcel re-examines the circumstances of Sabapathee’s death, interviews witnesses, and professionals in charge of the case, to discover if foul play was involved. His story also reflects on the political ramifications of this tragic event.

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