Following the strong emotion aroused by the death of the young Moroccan, which occurred in Asse (Belgium) on January 12, the Consulate General of the Kingdom in this city conducted research which made it possible to identify the deceased and locate a member of his family.
Providing explanations in this affair which has aroused many reactions, the Consulate indicates that it learned of the sad news on January 18, and immediately contacted the services of the municipal administration of the city of Asse to obtain further information. information about the deceased.
It is a person who answers to the name of Ayoub Ayoubi, according to a residence card in Spain found on him, specifies the diplomatic representation, noting thanks to the contribution of certain Moroccan citizens, the Consulate was able to join the family of the young Ayoub in Imzouren (Al Hoceima).
This contact, we continue, made it possible to locate a brother of the deceased in Brussels, who presented himself at the headquarters of the Chancellery on 19 January.
The same day, the Consulate General sent a letter to the Public Prosecutor of Halle-Vilvoorde, requesting his assistance in determining the causes of death.
Contact was also established with the lawyer seized of this case by the brother of the deceased, and all the elements in the possession of the Consulate were provided to him.
Since then, the Consulate General of Morocco in Asse maintains regular contact with the Belgian authorities concerned to obtain more information on the causes of death of this young Moroccan.
Ultimately, the Consulate wanted to offer its sincere condolences to the entire family of the deceased and assure them of their support in this difficult ordeal.