The mother of Danielle McLaughlin, who was killed in Goa in 2017, says that she is hopeful that the trial of the man accused of her murder will come to a conclusion soon.
The 28-year-old Buncrana native was murdered by Vikat Bhagat, and her body was found on the 14th of March 2017.
Danielle’s mother Andre Brannigan said in a statement that she will be pursuing the case in Goa.
She said “I continue to push for a conclusion to the court case, in the hope that I may then try and rebuild mine and my family’s lives with the knowledge that I have done everything in my power that I could possibly do to get justice for Danielle,”
Gerry Kelly, Consul General of Ireland and Alan Gemmell, British Deputy High Commissioner, Western India, met with Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and senior officials to express their concerns over the long-running case.
“Ensuring a quick conclusion to the court case is a significant priority priority for the British and Irish Governments as well as, of course, Danielle’s family ,” they said in a joint statement.