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Eastern High Security Prison: Actions initiated to ensure effectiveness of CCTV system

Date:August 04, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 04 August 2020: In view of the prevailing situation concerning the Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) system at the Eastern High Security Prison, in Melrose, actions have been initiated to look into legal avenues so as to deal with the contract


E-Inauguration of the new Supreme Court Building

E-Inauguration of the new Supreme Court Building
Date:July 30, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 30 July 2020:The new Supreme Court Building was jointly inaugurated, today, through video-conference by the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial I


Senior Police Officers sensitised on principles of non-discrimination

Senior Police Officers sensitised on principles of non-discrimination
Date:July 29, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 29 July 2020: A half-day workshop on Human Rights and Law Enforcement in Mauritius, targeting some 50 Senior Police Officers and aiming at sensitising them on the principles on non-discrimination, kicked-off, this morning, at Labourdonnais Hot


Passenger arrivals for the period 01 March 2020 to-date stands at 85,237

Passenger arrivals for the period 01 March 2020 to-date stands at 85,237
Date:July 28, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 28 July 2020: The total number of arrivals in accordance with Airports of Mauritius Ltd (AML) records, including domestic and transit passengers, was 85,237 and that of departures was 113,498 for the period 01 March 2020 to-date. This stateme


MoU provides for training and social integration of detainees

MoU provides for training and social integration of detainees
Date:July 23, 2020|Domain:Social Security--Law and Order

GIS – 23 July 2020:A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed, this morning, between the Ministry of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity and the Mauritius Prison Service, for the training and social integration of detaine


The wearing of face masks has not impacted on the efficacy of police operations

The wearing of face masks has not impacted on the efficacy of police operations
Date:July 21, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 21 July 2020: The wearing of face masks has not per se impacted on the effectiveness of policing operations as the Safe City cameras are being used for the prevention and detection of crimes based on live information on the ground, management


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