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Drugs worth Rs 16 million seized at SSR Airport

Drugs worth Rs 16 million seized at SSR Airport
Date:March 25, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 25 March, 2019:  Drugs worth Rs 16 million, was intercepted at the SSR International Airport on a man of Togolese nationality on 19 March 2019. The suspicious demeanour of this passenger in the green channel of the SSR Airport led the officers


Seizure of Rs 15 million synthetic drugs at SSR International Airport

Seizure of Rs 15 million synthetic drugs at SSR International Airport
Date:March 21, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 21 March, 2019: A parcel containing synthetic drugs worth Rs 15 million was seized on Tuesday 19 March 2019 at the SSR International Airport following a joint operation led by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue


Government aims at the social reintegration of drug users through health-based and person-centred approach, says Prime Minister

Government aims at the social reintegration of drug users through health-based and person-centred approach, says Prime Minister
Date:March 18, 2019|Domain:Health--Law and Order--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 18 March, 2019: One of Government’s main challenges in Mauritius is the establishment of a well-structured psycho-social support for drug users. Our ultimate aim is the rehabilitation and social reintegration of drug users through the developm


Mauritius Police Force renews pledge to advocate for gender equality

Mauritius Police Force renews pledge to advocate for gender equality
Date:March 11, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS - 11 March, 2019: The Mauritius Police Force’s pledge to continue to back the advancement of women emancipation and help achieve gender equality was reiterated by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Mario Nobin, on Friday 8 March 2019 at the Line Ba


More stringent measures to be implemented to stop assault on bus workers

More stringent measures to be implemented to stop assault on bus workers
Date:February 22, 2019|Domain:Employment/Labour--Law and Order

GIS – 22 February 2019: A series of amendments will be brought to existing legislations so as to deter members of the public from assaulting bus workers while using public transport. The amendments have become essential following the security concer


Seizure of drugs worth Rs 15 million

Seizure of drugs worth Rs 15 million
Date:February 19, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 19 February, 2019: A joint operation of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) and the Anti-Drug and Smuggling Unit (ADSU) on 14 February 2019 at the SSR International Airport, led to the arrest of a


Mauritius and UNODC to strengthen cooperation in the Fintech industry

Mauritius and UNODC to strengthen cooperation in the Fintech industry
Date:February 19, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Law and Order--Business & Industry--International Relations

GIS -21 February, 2019: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) wants to build partnership with Mauritius and establish a Fintech self-regulatory organisation as well as a Fintech incubator with the expertise of leaders in Europe. The


Mauritius lauded for undertaking proactive measures against drug scourge

Mauritius lauded for undertaking proactive measures against drug scourge
Date:February 18, 2019|Domain:Law and Order--International Relations

GIS - 18 February, 2019: The Regional Representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Dr Amado Phillip de Andres, lauded Mauritius for being proactive against drug scourge and implementing measures that can be replicated in o


Mauritius Police Force equipped with high-tech equipment

Mauritius Police Force equipped with high-tech equipment
Date:February 07, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 07 February, 2019: Government is implementing several measures to modernise the Mauritius Police Force and put at its disposal high-tech equipment so as to reinforce capability in emergency and disaster situations. The police is responsible fo


Seizure of Rs 2.25 million heroin at SSR International Airport

Seizure of Rs 2.25 million heroin at SSR International Airport
Date:January 28, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 28 January, 2019: The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) detected, on Thursday 24 January 2019, 158 g of heroin worth Rs 2.25 million on a Malagasy lady, at the SSR International Airport. The passenger, hawker by profession, was targeted by