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New Wing to House Suspected Pirates Inaugurated at Central Prison

New Wing to House Suspected Pirates Inaugurated at Central Prison
Date:October 09, 2014|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS - 9 October 2014: A new Wing to house suspected pirates was inaugurated yesterday afternoon at the Central Prison in Beau Bassin in the presence of the Senior Chief Executive of the Prime Minister’s Office, Mrs K.O Fong Weng-Poorun;  the Head o


Mauritius Prison Service launches Strategic Plan 2013-2023

Mauritius Prison Service launches Strategic Plan 2013-2023
Date:September 25, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Law and Order

​GIS- 25 September 2014: The Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) Strategic Plan 2013-2023 was released this morning at the Prison Training School in Beau Bassin by the Commissioner of Prisons, Mr Jean Bruneau.   The ten-year plan was devised by the Un


Discussions on Maritime Security in Indian Ocean Region held in Mauritius

Discussions on Maritime Security in Indian Ocean Region held in Mauritius
Date:September 16, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Law and Order

GIS – September 16, 2014:  Maritime security and tackling maritime crime in the Indian Ocean region was the focus of a high-level briefing held yesterday at the seat of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Secretariat, in Ebène.  Discussions were


New Self-Care Unit inaugurated at the Women’s Prison

New Self-Care Unit inaugurated at the Women’s Prison
Date:September 15, 2014|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 15 September, 2014: The Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls, Ms. Natasha Stott Despoja, proceeded yesterday to the inauguration of a new Self-Care Unit at the Women Prison in Beau Bassin, in the presence of Senior Chief Executive, Prime


Central Prison Conducts Major Fire Simulation Exercise

Central Prison Conducts Major Fire Simulation Exercise
Date:August 29, 2014|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 29 August, 2014: The Central Prison at Beau Bassin conducted this morning a major fire simulation exercise under the supervision of the Commissioner of Prisons, Mr Jean Bruneau and Mr William Cullen, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Ad


NDRRMC marks World Humanitarian Day

NDRRMC marks World Humanitarian Day
Date:August 20, 2014|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 20 August, 2014: The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre (NDRRMC) Day organised a half day workshop yesterday at Line Barracks, Port-Louis in the context of the World Humanitarian. Participants from different ministries, the


Petit Verger prison bags Public Service Excellence Award 2013

Petit Verger prison bags Public Service Excellence Award 2013
Date:August 19, 2014|Domain:Civil Service--Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 19 August, 2014: The Petit Verger prison in Pointe aux Sables has bagged the Public Service Excellence Award (PSEA) 2013. Out of the forty public service bodies which participated in the seventh edition of the competition, the Petit Verger pri


Government To Set Up Commission of Inquiry on Horse Racing

Government To Set Up Commission of Inquiry on Horse Racing
Date:July 28, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports--Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS – 28 July 2014: A full-fledged Commission of Inquiry will be set up to look into all aspects of horse racing in Mauritius.  The decision was taken at Cabinet meeting on 25 July 2014 following an announcement to this effect made by the Prime Mini


PM called upon newly recruited police constables to show integrity in their work

PM called upon newly recruited police constables to show integrity in their work
Date:July 21, 2014|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 21 July, 2014: The Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, called upon the newly recruited police constables to be honest and show integrity in their day to day work without any fear or favour, which according to him, is the only way to dea


Government intends to set up a Serious Fraud Office, says Prime Minister

Government intends to set up a Serious Fraud Office, says Prime Minister
Date:July 08, 2014|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 08 July, 2014: It is my firm conviction that the institutional framework for the investigation of corruption and money laundering offences and financial crime in general needs to be buttressed, taking into account the increasingly sophisticate