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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 at unlock on Friday 19 June 2020 is as follows: 
 
Penal Institution​ Convict​ Remand​ Total​
Central Prison - Beau Bassin​   34            829 927
New Wing Prison​ - Beau Bassin 131  162 293
​Eastern High Security Prison - Melrose 453
​ 166 619
Grand River North West Prison​    19  288 307
Richelieu Open Prison   51      0   51
Petit Verger Prison​  169      0​ 169
​Phoenix Prison ​    6 ​    4 ​  10
Women Prison​ - Beau Bassin    24  121 145
Open Prison for Women - Barkly​     9      0     9
​Special Prison for Women - Barkly​  ​   0 ​     0                   ​    0
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Boys      3
   30   33
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Girls​ ​    0  ​     0     0
​Rehabilitation Youth Centre​ - Boys  ​    4 ​     5  ​    9
Rehabilitation Youth Centre​ - Girls ​​
​    7 ​     6   13
Rodrigues Prison - Males ​  11    21 ​  32
Rodrigues Prison - Females ​    0 ​     3 ​    3
GENERAL POPULATION​  921 1699 2620
 
Number of babies in Prison: 3 boys and 3 girls at Women Prison                                                
                                                
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