25 January 2015
Petites Annonces Gratuite
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The Appeal Court, having on the Bench Justices Abdulraffick Hamuth and Prithiviraj Fekna in a judgment delivered last week, has upheld the ruling of the Intermediate Criminal Court after the appellant, Mariam Bibi Taslima Edoo, was found guilty under two counts for drug offences and sentenced to undergo 4 years’ penal servitude and to pay a total fine of Rs 65,000, that is Rs 50,000 and Rs 15,000 under count 1 and count 2 respectively.
In a judgment delivered last week, Justice Paul Lam Shang Leen, sitting at the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court has ordered Bhumi Fund Ltd to pay the sum of Rs 1.4 million with interest at legal rate from the date of entry of the plaint with costs to Nicant Awotar and Associates Ltd.
Alain Michel Desiré Séblin was charged  with the offence of wounds and blows causing the death  of his uncle,  Jacques D’Artagnan Pate, without the intention to kill in breach of Section 228 (1) (3) of the Criminal Code.
Friday, 16 January 2015 14:00

Junab acquitted in counterfeit bank note case

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Kalil Ahmad Junab who stood charged with having on or about 29 July 2013 at the Bank of Mauritius, without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, in his possession a counterfeit 1000 rupees bank note, knowing it to be counterfeited, in breach of Section 100 (2) (a) (iii) (b) (c) of the Criminal Code has been acquitted last week by the District Court of Port Louis (3rd division).
Friday, 16 January 2015 14:00

BB RH Council found guilty for breach of OSHA

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The Municipality of Beau-Bassin/Rose-Hill is solely responsible for the death of one of its employees, Viswash Seewoonundun, employed as refuse collector, when he fell down from the lorry box of a waste lorry while the lorry was moving backwards at its place of work at Impasse Aboobakar, Avenue Rennards, Beau-Bassin on 26 November 2012. It is the conclusion reached by Magistrate Patrick M. Kam Sing, sitting at the Industrial Court Criminal jurisdiction two weeks ago.
The one year conviction by the Intermediate Court for accused H. Sonah who was found guilty  for having offered and employed a minor as “réceptionniste/ masseuse” in a beauty parlour has been upheld on appeal.
Magistrate Wendy V. Rangan, sitting at the Intermediate Criminal Court, has found guilty  both accused parties, Jean Benjamin Georgette and Desiré Joseph Richard Khodabocus under their respective  count with the offence of “exposing a child to harm”  and “causing a child to be sexually abused by him” under the Child Protection Act. The judgment was delivered on the last week of December 2014 and in the days to come the accused parties will be notified of their respective sentence. 
In a ruling delivered in December 2014, Justice Paul Lam Shang Leen, sitting at the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court, has set aside  the application of the SBI (Mauritius) Ltd for  a mandatory order in the nature of an injunction to be issued, allowing a registered Usher and/or any other  usher  to carry out at the request of the applicant bank an inventory of the assets of the respondents (Fakhruddin Currimjee, Mrs Barbara Garbe,  Fakhruddin Jeewanjee Currimjee, Mrs Kauserbanu Abdoulla Bhay Currimjee).
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

24-year conviction for rape quashed on appeal

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Two teenagers, Govinda Narain Carpenen and Geraldo Reine de Carthage, who were convicted each to 24 years penal servitude for the offence of rape, have been acquitted on appeal.
A.J.L.Tallot lost a second time, this time before the Appeal Court. In a judgment delivered last week, Justices Ashraf Caunhye and Abdulrafick Hamuth sitting on appeal have dismissed his appeal with costs.
In an interlocutory ruling delivered a couple of days, Justice Nirmala Devat, sitting in Chambers, has upheld the decision of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) to seize the Mercedes car of Ashis Seeburrun at the domicile of Thierry Lagesse.
Magistrate Meenakshi Bhogun-Ramjutton sitting at the District  Court of Rodrigues (Port Mathurin) has two weeks ago overruled the motion to strike out the  provisional charges  leveled against  Police Inspector Rajesh Moorghen, who is answering  three provisional charges set down in two distinct provisional information both  lodged on 28 March 2014.