28 April 2015
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00
The Appeal Court, having on the Bench Justices Abdulraffick Hamuth and Prithiviraj Fekna in a judgment delivered last week, has upheld the ruling of the Intermediate Criminal Court after the appellant, Mariam Bibi Taslima Edoo, was found guilty under two counts for drug offences and sentenced to undergo 4 years’ penal servitude and to pay a total fine of Rs 65,000, that is Rs 50,000 and Rs 15,000 under count 1 and count 2 respectively.
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00
Justices Bushan Domah and Hajee Abdoula sitting on appeal have last week upheld the ruling of the District Court of Curepipe convicting Pravind Kissoondoyal, a police officer, to pay a fine of Rs 3,000.
Friday, 04 January 2013 14:58
Mrs M.E. Collet, an employee of the department of Finance at the defunct District Council of Grand-Port/Savane, who was convicted by the Intermediate Court to pay Rs 10,000 fine in respect of each of the 12 counts of information for forgery in a private writing for which she was found guilty, has been acquitted on appeal before the Supreme court.
Friday, 07 December 2012 13:18
Justices Eddy Balancy and Rehana Mungly-Gulbul sitting on appeal have recently withheld the judgment of the District Court of Pamplemousses convicting Abdool Hamid Soobiah, a beach hawker to a fine of Rs 250,000 after he was found guilty on a charge of unfair practice in breach of sections 4 (1) and 10 of the Protection Against Unfair Practices (Industrial Property Right) Act 22 of 2002 (PAUPA). Instead they have commuted the appellant to pay only a fine of Rs 10,000.
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Friday, 13 July 2012 16:07
Fined Rs 10,000 by the District Court of Pamplemousses, having on the bench the ex-magistrate Joy Ramphul, after she was found guilty of charge for having misappropriated a sum of Rs 49,502 to the prejudice of one B. Goorbin, her ex-employer, appellant Swarn Kamal Moorly, has been successful on appeal.