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Mauritius Prison Service recruits twenty trainee Prisons officers

Mauritius Prison Service recruits twenty trainee Prisons officers
Date:February 17, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 17 February, 2020: Twenty new trainees including five female trainees have joined the Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) as Temporary Prisons Officers. In this context, an official ceremony was held, this morning, at the Prison Training School in


Road Safety: Minister Ganoo launches short film competition on Road Safety

Road Safety: Minister Ganoo launches short film competition on Road Safety
Date:February 12, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Law and Order

​GIS - 12 February, 2020: The launching of a short film competition on Road Safety, with the theme “Respect and Courtesy on the road”, was the focus of a press conference, yesterday, by the Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Mr Alan Ganoo, a


MRA: Seizure of 1.29 Kg of heroin worth Rs 19.3 million

MRA: Seizure of 1.29 Kg of heroin worth Rs 19.3 million
Date:February 11, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Law and Order

GIS - 11 February, 2020: The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA), on Saturday 08 February 2020, seized 1.29 kg of a powder, suspected to be heroin, from the false bottom of a luggage of a Ugandan. The marke


Some 1,6 kg of cannabis worth Rs 1 million seized at the airport

Some 1,6 kg of cannabis worth Rs 1 million seized at the airport
Date:February 10, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Law and Order

GIS - 10 February, 2020: Some 1,6 kg of cannabis of a market value of Rs 1 million concealed in three chocolate boxes of Ferrero Rocher were intercepted, on 8 February 2020, by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue Autho


Seizure of cannabis worth some Rs 2.5 Million by the MRA

Seizure of cannabis worth some Rs 2.5 Million by the MRA
Date:February 07, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Law and Order

GIS - 07 February, 2020: A parcel containing four rectangular blocks of compressed leaf matter, weighing 4.05 kg and tested positive to the cannabis, was intercepted by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MR


The Mauritius Revenue Authority to acquire additional X-Ray Scanners soon

The Mauritius Revenue Authority to acquire additional X-Ray Scanners soon
Date:January 24, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Law and Order

GIS – 24 January, 2020: The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has invited bids for the acquisition of X-Ray Body Scanners and X-Ray Luggage Scanners with the objective to enhance the detection of passengers suspected of corporal concealment.  These


Award of Certificates in context of Social Reinsertion and Inclusion Programme for detainees

Award of Certificates in context of Social Reinsertion and Inclusion Programme for detainees
Date:January 16, 2020|Domain:Law and Order--Business & Industry

GIS - 16 January, 2020: An award of certificates ceremony was held, this morning, at the Eastern High Security Prison, Melrose for some 20 detainees and 3 prison officers after completion of a training programme on entrepreneurship in context of the


MRA: Heroin worth Rs 43 million seized at SSR International Airport

MRA: Heroin worth Rs 43 million seized at SSR International Airport
Date:January 13, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 13 January, 2020: Heroin of 2.87 kg and worth Rs 43 million was seized on Thursday 09 January 2020 by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA).  Two ramp attendants of Air Mauritius were arrested while they w


Driving Test Centre opens at Argy Flacq

Driving Test Centre opens at Argy Flacq
Date:January 08, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 08 January, 2020: The Argy Flacq Driving Test Centre is operational as from today. Consequently, applicants for practical driving tests for motorcar are hereby informed that there are now a total of three driving test centres namely: Line Barr


Study on Roads Traffic Injuries explores socioeconomic consequences on victims

Study on Roads Traffic Injuries explores socioeconomic consequences on victims
Date:December 17, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Law and Order

GIS – 17 December, 2019: Road Traffic Accidents (RTA) cause important health, social and economic impact on the victims and families especially to low-income families as they result in a lot of physical incapabilities, body pains, stress, and other