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Prison Population - Republic of Mauritius

Improvement in Law and Order in the country has improved efficiency of the Police in apprehending offenders and bringing them under Judicial control. Subsequently, the Prison population is as follows: 
 
Number of Detainees at unlock on Monday 19 February 2018 per penal institution:
 
Penal Institution​ Convict​ Remand​ Total​
Central Prison - Beau Bassin​   74                    554      628
New Wing Prison​ - Beau Bassin  118  132 250
​Eastern High Security Prison - Melrose  682
​    0 682
Grand River North West Prison​    41 243 284
Richelieu Open Prison   76     0   76
Petit Verger Prison​ 251     0​ 251
Women Prison​ - Beau Bassin    46   57 103
Open Prison for Women - Barkly​     9     0 ​    9
​Special Prison for Women - Barkly​   ​  0 ​    0                    ​    0
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Boys    10
  24   34
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Girls​ ​    0  ​    2     2
Rodrigues Prison - Males ​  15     6 ​  21
Rodrigues Prison - Females ​    1 ​    1 ​    2
GENERAL POPULATION​  1323                 1019 2342
 
Number of babies at Women Prison: 03 (1 Girl and 2 Boys)​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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