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Prime Minister chairs Task Force on Ganesh Chaturthi and the Venkateshwara Pooja

Prime Minister chairs Task Force on Ganesh Chaturthi and the Venkateshwara Pooja
Date:July 09, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

​ GIS - 9 July 2020:The Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, chaired the first meeting of the Task Force on the fo


PM informs that there are 406 Police Officers posted in 13 different units of the Traffic Branch

PM informs that there are 406 Police Officers posted in 13 different units of the Traffic Branch
Date:July 07, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 07 July 2020:The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, stated today in the National Assembly that there are 406 Police Officers posted in 13 different units of the Traffic Branch and 194 vehicles attached to them as per the information g


Investigation still in progress regarding seizure of drugs found in a wheel loader, states PM

Investigation still in progress regarding seizure of drugs found in a wheel loader, states PM
Date:July 07, 2020|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS – 07 July 2020:There has been exchange of information between the Anti-Drug and Smuggling Unit (ADSU) and foreign authorities concerned with a view to obtaining relevant inputs for the progress of the investigation. As the investigation is still


International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking : 80 detainees benefitted from training at Eastern High Security Prison

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking : 80 detainees benefitted from training at Eastern High Security Prison
Date:June 26, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

  ​GIS  – 26 June 2020: 80 detainees at the Eastern High Security Prison are currently undertaking a five-day training programme on combating drug abuse and illicit trafficking at the Eastern High Security Prison, Melrose as part of the activities


Petit Verger Prison: Advocating towards self-sufficiency

Petit Verger Prison: Advocating towards self-sufficiency
Date:June 26, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 26 June 2020: The inauguration of a bakery at the Petit Verger Prison is an important achievement for the well-being of the prisoners and is part of a self-sufficiency policy advocated in the prison, whether in in the agricultural sector or i


Prime Minister condemns acts of brutality perpetrated by the Police

Date:June 10, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 10 June 2020: “I severely condemn all acts of brutality, including those perpetrated by the Police.  Such behaviour cannot be tolerated since Police Officers are supposed to be upholding the law and protecting citizens.”The Prime Minister, Mr


Some 31 complaints registered by the ICTA and Cybercrime Unit during curfew period

Date:June 09, 2020|Domain:ICT--Law and Order

GIS – 09 June, 2020: Some 31 complaints from members of the public with respect to messages shared on social media, which were of the nature of causing annoyance, humiliation, inconvenience, distress or anxiety, in breach of section 46 (g) of the IC


Three persons have died in Police custody since November 2019, indicates PM

Date:June 09, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS–  09 June, 2020: Since November 2019 to date, three persons have died in Police custody, stated the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, today, in the National Assembly, in reply to a Parliamentary Question pertaining to the number of deat


Resumption of oral and practical driving tests on 04 June 2020

Date:June 01, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 01 June 2020: The Mauritius Police Force announced that oral and practical driving tests for all types of vehicles, which were scheduled to be conducted, both during and after the Covid-19 Sanitary Curfew period, will be rescheduled, in phases


Covid-19: Police issue more than 8 000 fines to lockdown rule breakers

Date:April 23, 2020|Domain:Health--Law and Order

GIS – 23 April, 2020: A total of 8 304 fines for alleged breaches of Covid-19 lockdown laws were issued since the unprecedented emergency measures were announced on March 23 to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 in the country. However, despite the