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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


Covid-19: Distribution of basic food commodities to support the vulnerable

Date:March 25, 2020|Domain:Social Security--Law and Order--Health

GIS – 25 March 2020: A mechanism of distribution of basic food commodities is being set up to cater to the needs of the vulnerable groups of the society following the complete lockdown, till Tuesday 31 March 2020, of all supermarkets, shops and bake


COVID-19: PM announces complete lockdown of all supermarkets, shops and bakeries till 31 March 2020

Date:March 24, 2020|Domain:Law and Order--Health

GIS – 24 March 2020: Following the increasing number of Covid-19 cases, which now stands at forty-two and two death cases, an essential measure, that is the complete lockdown of all supermarkets, shops and bakeries till 31 March 2020, has been appli


Covid-19 : Curfew Order, to protect Mauritians, in force as from 20 00 hrs today

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

GIS – 23 March 2020: A Curfew Order, to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 across Mauritius and to make citizens respect scrupulously the national containment protocol, is taking effect today, Monday 23 March 2020 at 20.00 hours local time until Thu