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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 31 December 2018 per penal institution:
 
Penal Institution​ Convict​ Remand​ Total​
Central Prison - Beau Bassin​    72               693 765
New Wing Prison​ - Beau Bassin  123 113 236
​Eastern High Security Prison - Melrose  738
​    0 738
Grand River North West Prison​    27 210 237
Richelieu Open Prison   84     0   84
Petit Verger Prison​   279     0​ 279
​Phoenix Prison ​    5 ​    7 ​  12
Women Prison​ - Beau Bassin    34   84 118
Open Prison for Women - Barkly​    11     0 ​   11
​Special Prison for Women - Barkly​   ​  0 ​    0                    ​    0
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Boys      6
    6   12
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Girls​ ​    0  ​    0    0
Rodrigues Prison - Males ​  17     3  ​  20
Rodrigues Prison - Females ​    0 ​    1 ​    1
GENERAL POPULATION​  1396         1117 2513
 
Number of babies at Women Prison: 01 boy​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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