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Appeal: Rs 8,000 fine maintained for assault

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Justices Ashraf Caunhye and Nalini Matadeen sitting on appeal have last week upheld the ruling of the District Court of Curepipe convicting and sentencing Municipal Inspector Narain Rawoteea to a fine of Rs 8,000, after the latter was found guilty by the Magistrate on a charge of aggression on the son of a woman hawker at Rose-Hill.
The independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has not been able to prove its case for money laundering “beyond reasonable doubt” against the Moraby brothers.
Dayanand Khoody will not have to pull down the metallic fence and the garage erected which encroach on the property of his nephew, Ramesh Mohunpersad Khoody and  his wife Rishmawtee because the late Seewoonarain Khoody, the former proprietor of the land did  approve the erection of same and his decision got the consent of  appellant No 1, Mohunpersad’s father and that of respondent, Dayanand Khoody.
Satyendranath Bhujun, former officer in charge of the Promotion Unit of the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), has lost his case for severance allowance against his employer.
In a judgment delivered last week Justice Bushan Domah sitting at the Supreme Court has struck out with costs the plaint lodged by debarred barrister Dev Hurman against the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam for Contempt of Court, on the ground that the plaintiff persisted in his attitude and refused to retain the services of an instructing attorney after the demise of Mr Claude Moutia, his instructing attorney.
Indradev Chooramun was in company of a drug trafficker to borrow money and not to buy drugs. For this reason his appeal against a judgment of the Intermediate Court has been withheld by the Appeal Court.
In a judgment delivered last week, the Intermediate Court, having on the bench Magistrate Maryse Panglose-Cala, has refused to accede to the plaint of motorcyclist Deoraj Seeboruth, a resident of Hollyrood, Vacoas, claiming damages to the tune of Rs 500,000, following a road accident involving his motorcycle No 595 L and car No 853 FB 05. In her judgment, the Magistrate has found that under Article 1983-92, the responsibility of the accident by the plaintiff has been proved.
Justice Ah Foon Chui Yew Cheong, sitting at the Supreme Court, has rejected the demand for an adjustment of the lump sum and pension of Sureshchandra Fakun, who occupied the post of General Manager of the Mauritius Tea Factories Co. Ltd (TEAFAC) on a temporary basis. 
The Full bench of the Supreme Court has last week rejected the application for leave to appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) of drug trafficker Louis Desiré Fangamar, presently serving a 26-year imprisonment, against a judgment of the Court of Criminal Appeal dismissing an appeal by the applicant from a decision of the Trial Judge (Ashraf Caunhye) finding him guilty of transporting and trafficking 3617 grams of cannabis in 31 torn packets and sentencing him to undergo 26 years’ penal servitude.
Magistrate  Neeshal K. Jugnauth, sitting at the Bail and Remand Court, has last week refused to grant bail to  the applicant, Ackbar Goolamgoskhan, who is presently answering a provisional charge with the offence of murder in breach of Sections 216 and 222 (1) of the Criminal Code Act before the District Court of Pamplemousses.
Sooriadev Gungapersand lodged his appeal after the delay of 15 days as prescribed by the law. Accordingly his appeal is rejected by the appeal bench, constituted by Justices Rehana Mungly Gulbul and A.R. Hajee Abdoula on a point of law taken by the State.
The fine of Rs 3,000 inflicted by the Magistrate of the District Court of Mahebourg upon Jacques Dabbadie for the offence of outrage against an agent of the civil authority, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, under count 3 of an information has been upheld by the Court of Appeal last week.

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