He was in the viewfinder investigators for some time. Thierry Lagesse was picked up by the sleuths of the Central Criminal Investigation Department (CCID) on Monday morning August 26, upon his arrival at home around 6:15.
As a reminder, the name of the top executive was quoted in a case of customs fraud on imported luxury cars Returning Residents. It is believed to have benefited from the services of Seeburrun Ashish Kumar, an expatriate recently returned home . The latter is charged with conspiracy to defraud the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA). He would have used in his return from Britain, a scheme to benefit from a tax exemption on behalf of a third person, the police suspect to be Thierry Lagesse.
Dhaneshwar Toolsee, director of the import company vehicle SS Motor Point who was also arrested in the wake of this case it was alleged, in his statement to the police, that's Thierry Lagesse is behind this scheme. He argued that he had asked him to underestimate the Mercedes SLS 63 AMG Ashish Kumar Seeburrun in December 2010.
Investigators on their side, had suspected that Thierry Lagesse Seebarrun used as nominee to pay for the vehicle cost.