24 April 2014
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Pursuant to section 123 H (5) of the Road Traffic Act, it is the duty of the police to warn the offender that refusing to give a sample of his blood can play against him in case  he is being sued and  this objection can be utilised in Court.
The District Court of Souillac having on the bench the Acting Senior District Magistrate Mrs Padmini Mauree. In a judgment delivered last week she has acquitted driver Abdool Masood Bolaky sued for using a motor vehicle as a taxi without a PSV (Taxi) Licence.
Three security guards, Jayprakash Nundun, Jean-Laval François and Laval Desiré François have been found guilty of larceny with violence by the Acting Senior District Magistrate, Mrs Padmini Mauree, sitting at the District Court of Souillac, after they were being sued on two counts of information including the second count of possession of stolen property. The Court has not yet pronounced the sentence.
Justice Ashraf Caunhye sitting in Chambers has refused to convert an interim order  into an interlocutory one, forbidding Emtel Ltd & Anors: (a) to proceed with the erection of a telecommunication  station and the installation of the engine with power 18.7 KW  at Georges Ambroisine Street, St François Xavier, Port Louis, and this in contravention of the building laws and regulations; (b) to  do any act which will interfere in any manner whatsoever with the applicants, M.O.R.
The former Deputy Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), Moussa Taujoo has lost his case for damages to the tune of Rs 34 million against ICAC and the State of Mauritius before the Supreme Court.
The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has lost its appeal before the judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC). In a ruling delivered recently, the Board of the Privy Council with a majority of three to two has set aside the appeal of the Director General of the MRA against Paradis Brabant Hotel and Ors with costs. The appeal was heard on 11 June 2013.
Friday, 02 August 2013 09:00

Ghoorbin to stand trial at 88

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Seewooduth Ghoorbin, aged 88, who stands charged with having on 13 October 2010, criminally and willfully killed one Rajesh Sharma Nathooram in breach of Section 215 and 223(3) of the Criminal Code, can stand trial, has concluded Justice Prithiviraj Fekna, sitting at the Assises Court in an interlocutory ruling delivered last week.
The Intermediate Court Civil Division having on the bench the Acting Magistrate, P. Sewpal, has last week set aside the point of law raised by Defendant No 2, Air Mauritius, in the Plaint with summons entered by Samy Permall against it and defendant No 1, Bhoyroo Travel & Tour Ltd.
The Appeal Court, constituted of the Chief Justice, Bernard Yeung Sik Yuen and Justice Eddy Balancy, has last week quashed the decision of the Medical Council not to register Dr Joseph Alfred Lee Shou Hsin Sam Soon as an specialist in psychiatry employed at the ministry of Health and Quality of Life and directed the Permanent Secretary of the parent ministry to ensure that the court decision is implemented.
The Full Bench of the Supreme Court sitting on appeal two weeks ago has set aside the appeal lodged by drugs trafficker, L.D.L. Fangamar, who is presently serving a 26-year penal servitude after he was found guilty by the Assises Court of traffic of 3617 grams of cannabis under the Dangerous Drugs Act 2000 (DDA).
One week after the Presiding Judge of the Assises Court, Benjamin Marie Joseph, has set aside the motion of “no case to answer of counsel for the defense, Mr Siv Potayya, the accused, Avinash Ramgotee, a former student of the University of Mauritius, has been found guilty by a majority of the jury of 8 to 1, guilty of the double assassination of the two sisters-in-law, Indira and Asah Jhurry, at Basruth Lane, Lallmatie on 5 January 2006 and convicted accordingly to 37 years penal servitude under each of the two counts of information. However the culprit will serve concurrently the two terms of imprisonment. The 30 days accused passed on remand and the 30 days in police cell will be deducted from the sentence.
In a well motivated judgment delivered last week the Appeal Court, having on the bench Justices Nalini Matadeen and Saheed Bhaukaurally, has quashed the sentence passed by the Intermediate Court convicting Gopalen Pillay Curpen to a fine of Rs 1,000 and remitted the case back to the Magistrate, who presided over the criminal case, to determine the matter and this taking into account all the sentencing options available under the law. Based on this conclusion, the bench made no order as to costs.

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