Family of Azzam Raguragui release statement following fatal stabbing in Dublin
Azzam Raguragui was killed in an incident in Dublin on Friday.
The family of Azzam Raguragui say they are resting their faith in the Irish justice system to hold the perpetrator or perpetrators of his murder to account.
Azzam Raguragui (18) received fatal injuries following a stabbing incident at Finsbury Park in Dundrum at approximately 8.10pm on Friday.
In a statement released on Monday, Abderrahmane Raguragui and Hajiba Elouaddaf said: “The past few days have been very difficult and challenging for our family.
“An Garda Síochána are leading in the investigation to uncover the truth behind our son Azzam Raguragui’s murder and we are resting our faith in the Irish justice system to hold the perpetrator(s) to account.
“We are grateful for the community support we have received.
“At this critical time, we would like to request some space and privacy to allow us to grieve as a family.”
Following initial inquiries in which it was understood that a number of people were in the vicinity at the time, a male teenager presented himself at a South Dublin Garda Station on Saturday afternoon to assist Gardaí with their enquiries in connection with the incident.
Investigating Gardaí are currently not considering any racial motive in relation to this ongoing investigation.
On Saturday, Superintendent McGonnell of Dundrum Garda Station expressed his thanks to all the members of the public who have provided information in relation to this investigation.
He continued to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information to contact Dundrum Garda Station 01-666 5600, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.