23 April 2014
Petites Annonces Gratuite
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Debarred barrister Devendranath (Dev) Hurnam, the plaintiff, has survived a preliminary objection of counsel appearing for the defendant, the Commissioner of Police, to the effect that the Plaint with Summons for damages amounting to Rs 50 million discloses no cause of action and should be set aside with costs.
In a ruling delivered last week, the Appeal Court, having on the bench the Senior Puisne Judge, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen and Justice Ashraf Caunhye, has quashed the order made by the trial Judge and remit the matter back to the Family Division of the Supreme Court to be heard anew by another Judge in accordance with the observations the two judges made for the determination of the child’s objection to return to his divorced and remarried mother now living in the United Kingdom. 
Former Chief Commissioner of the Rodrigues Regional Assembly, Johnson Roussety, who stood charged with the offence of “influencing Public Officer” in breach of Section 9 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 2002 (POCA), has been found guilty and sentenced to three months’ imprisonment by the Intermediate Court last week.
The independent Commis-sion Against Corruption (ICAC) lost its case against Police constable Jaypragassen Seenee-vassen for the second time, this time in its appeal to the Supreme Court contesting the ruling of the Intermediate Court dismissing the information containing four counts of corruption offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act 2002 (POCA).
Justice Prithiveeraj Fekna sitting at the Assises Court has last week sentenced a Malagasy woman, Bernadette Hélène Ranorosoa, and her son Rado Andriantsoa Ranaivo to 35 years’ penal servitude each.
Monday, 10 September 2012 12:11

Civil Code allows MCB to execute transfer

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The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) has perfectly the right to take whatever amount owed by the two defendants, Louis Xavier Pei and Marie Cathérine L.F. Tsui, from the two deposits of Rs 500,000 each they effected at the Mauritius Leasing to guarantee the two loans of Rs 200,000 and Rs 240,000 they obtained from the bank. It was the ruling upheld by Magistrate K. Bissoonauth sitting at the Intermediate Court Civil Division last week.
The District Court of Curepipe has last week dismissed the charge of attempt at larceny of several articles not belonging to Hans Anderson Potiah and Divya Yogeshwari Luchmun at Jumbo Hypermarket, Phoenix on 6 June 2008 in breach of Sections 2 and 45 of the General Clauses Act and section 301 of the Criminal Court.
Louis Christian Curpenen has obtained damages amounting to Rs 100,000 from the State of Mauritius following police brutalities he was subjected to.
Charged under two counts of an information dated 10 May 2011, at Morcellement Dookun, Candos, Quatre-Bornes, with the offences of larceny for a sum of Rs 2,175, armed with an offensive weapon (screwdriver) to the prejudice of one Premchand Raggoo, and possession of stolen property under the Criminal Code, accused Banooduth Rijioram has obtained the benefit of doubt on the first count and acquitted on the second one before the District Court of Rose-Hill last week.
The Supreme Court having on the bench Justice Gérard Angoh a few days ago ordered the Ministry of Industry and International Trade to pay to Hibiscus Hotel Ltd a sum of Rs 409,750 representing the balance due by the defendant to the plaintiff representing the 50% of the qualifying expenditure of a project known as the Mauritius Technology Improvement Scheme.
The litigation between Rainbow Insurance Co. Ltd, a company in receivership, and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in relation to an ex parte application for an order from the Bankruptcy Court to revoke the appointment of the provisional liquidator, Louis Clency Appavoo, turns once more in favour of the regulatory body and the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development.
The Intermediate Court having on the bench Magistrate Wendy Rangan has recently acquitted Imam Buddoo, a mechanic employed by the National Transport Corporation (NTC) who was charged with the offence of “trafic d’influence” in breach of sections (10 (4) and 83 of the Prevention of Corruption Act (POCA).

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