05 July 2015
La Compagnie Sucrière de Bel Ombre will be liquidated unless it reimburses a sum of Rs 3,548,237.14 to Alliance Building Contractors Ltd. It is the ruling given by Justice Gérard Angoh, sitting at the bankruptcy division of the Supreme Court in a judgment delivered last week.
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Friday, 26 June 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
“Having refused leave, the Supreme Court made an order for costs against the appellant (Peerless Ltd) in favour of the GRA (Gambling Regulatory Authority). While the Board considers that the appeal should be allowed and that leave to apply for Judicial Review should be granted, it has come to the conclusion that it should not interfere with the Supreme Court’s decision in relation to the costs in the Court below.
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Cossilah Fangoo stood charged under Count I with the offence of swindling of Mrs Dewee, the declarant, out of the sum of Rs 15,000 by “employing fraudulent pretences to create the expectation of success.”
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Friday, 19 June 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
The promoter of King Savers Supermarket of Mahebourg, Mr Saverettiar, has recently lost his appeal against her sister before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC). Accordingly, the appellant will have to pay to his sister the sum of Rs 720,000 as rent for three years and the sum of Rs 3,000,000 as profit due over a period of 10 years. The appellant left default when the case was first entertained by the Supreme Court. Following the judgment of the trial Court, the appellant made an application for a new trial which was turned down by the Supreme Court.
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The plaint with summons of Widow Phoolaw Chubeelall and her three minor children, Deewas, Dharmendra and Veena, claiming damages to the tune of Rs 2,4 million for the death of her husband Bidianand Chubeelall in a fire which occurred in the workshop of the latter’s employer, Devanand Mukool, at Belle Etoile, has been dismissed with costs.
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Friday, 12 June 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Magistrate Azam Neerooa, sitting at the Criminal Division of the Intermediate Court has last week set aside the accusation of corruption lodged against the former President of the defunct Rivière du Rempart/Pamplemousses District Council, Prembhoodass Ellayah, on a point of law.
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Friday, 05 June 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
The intervention of the Supreme Court is not appropriate in a case of contestation of paternity. The plaintiff, Jean Pierre Albert Charrie, the father, has discovered that his daughter has developed Chinese features and traits. It is for this reason that Justice Bobby Madhub, sitting at the Supreme Court, has non-suited the plaint with summons with costs.
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The Full Bench of the Supreme Court, constituted of the Chief Justice Keshoe Parsad Matadeen and Justices David Chan Kan Cheong and Gaytree Jugessur-Manna, has upheld the conviction of Jacques Gaëtan Gustave, a former employee of the Cargo Handling Corporation (CHC), to 25 years’ penal servitude for possession of 1162.8 grams of heroin contained in 102 pellets, for the purpose of delivery with a further averment that he was a drug trafficker.
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“One should not overlook the fact that as a matter of practice before the Court of Assizes, the plea of the accused would not be taken until communication of the prosecution brief, including unused materials, if requested. This is a clear advantage allowing the accused to know fully well before tendering his plea of what he is accused of both in terms of law and on the facts.
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For having accused his Attorney of having bypassed his instruction, a client has to pay damages to the tune of Rs 25,000 to the latter. It is the ruling delivered by Justice Rehana Mungly-Gulbul last week.
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Magistrate P. Sewpal sitting at the Intermediate Court Civil Division has a couple of days ago non-suited with no order as to costs the Plaint with Summons in tort lodged by the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Riviere Noire District Council, Soondren Karupudayan, claiming damages for the sum of Rs 500,000 against Emirates to enable the plaintiff to lodge a new Plaint with Summons against the defendant company.
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Friday, 15 May 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Jean-Mée Desveaux, former special adviser to Ex-Deputy Prime Minister, Paul Raymond Bérenger, has lost his case for damages against Neron Publications Co. Ltd, the publisher of Le Quotidien newspaper.
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