20 December 2014
Petites Annonces Gratuite
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Debarred barrister Dev Hurnam, for once, has been successful in a case for damages before the Supreme Court. In a judgment delivered in the second week of December last year, Justice Gérard Angoh has condemned daily newspaper Le Matinal to pay damages amounting to Rs 250,000 to Dev Hurnam for having published false information containing his name.
Jean-Paul Emmanuel Turenne who stands charged with the offence of rape  to which he pleaded not guilty and was assisted by Counsel is a free man.
The Appeal Court constituted of Justices Ashraf Caunhye and Gérard Angoh in a ruling delivered last week has ordered the respondent company, Total Mauritius Limited, to pay severance allowance amounting to Rs 928,850.63 plus interest at 12% per annum on the sum awarded as from December 2006 up to date of payment plus costs to the appellant, N. Abdurrahman.
Bus driver Mahenwansing Ramburn, who was found guilty of involuntary homicide by imprudence and convicted by the Intermediate Criminal Court to six months’ imprisonment, will not have to serve his prison sentence but instead he will have to pay a fine of Rs 25,000.
Seniority is not the most important criteria to be taken into consideration by the Public Service Commission (PSC) for the nomination of Health Engineering Assistants (HEA) at the Ministry of Health (MOH).
Friday, 13 December 2013 14:00

Ruling to pay 25 times a fine of Rs 5,000 upheld

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Justices Ashraf Caunhye and David Chan Kan Cheong sitting on appeal have upheld the ruling of the Intermediate Court convicting the appellant, H.K Ramsaran, to a fine of Rs 5,000 each under 25 counts of information totaling a fine of Rs 125,000 for having illegally withdrawn an amount of Rs 219,500 from the personal account of a Principal Sales Officer of the Mauritius Telecom with a maestro card belonging to the latter.
Shanti Kumari Phagoo who contested the evaluation of her plot of land of an extent of 2053 square metres, situated at Bassin, Quatre- Bornes, at Rs 2,250,000 by the Government Valuer before the Assessment Review Committee (ARC) saw her appeal dismissed with costs.
Friday, 06 December 2013 14:00

Judge orders eviction of ex daughter-in-law

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Dharumlall Takoor has been successful in his application to the Judge in Chambers for  the issue of  a writ habere facias possessionem against  his  ex daughter-in-law, Jyotee Takoor, ordering her to vacate an immovable property situated at Royal Road, 8th Mile Triolet for occupying same without  any title deed or right. The respondent is the divorced spouse of his son.
The Senior Puisne Judge Keshoe Parsad Matadeen and Justice David Chan Kan Cheong sitting on appeal have  last week rejected the appeal lodge by Abdul Razack Noormahomed Oosman Waqf contesting the decision of the  Fair Rent Tribunal (FRT) fixing the market rent to be paid by Ambassador College Ltd at Rs 50,000 per month.
Justice Raffick Hamuth, sitting at the Supreme Court (Family Division), has last week granted the custody of the two elder children of the couple Nanda and Joyce Melany Nagadoo to the wife and rejected the accusation of adultery formulated by the husband to the address of the latter in his cross-petition.
In a judgment delivered last week the Appeal Court, constituted of Justices Ashraf Caunhye and Nirmala Devat, has upheld the ruling of the Intermediate Criminal Court convicting the appellant, Sara Bibi Yakub Kala, a Higher Executive Officer (HEO) attached to the Ministry of Arts and Culture (MAC), to pay a tax of Rs 146,113, a fine of Rs 438,339 and Rs 500 costs, for having smuggled 44 pieces of jewellery in breach of sections 156 (1) (a) and 2 (a) of the Customs Act.
In a judgment delivered last week the Appeal Court has upheld the conviction of 9 months’ imprisonment inflicted by the Intermediate Criminal Court for larceny on P.M. Ramsamy, the appellant.