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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 14 May 2018 per penal institution:
 
Penal Institution​ Convict​ Remand​ Total​
Central Prison - Beau Bassin​    43                  665 708
New Wing Prison​ - Beau Bassin  169 100 269
​Eastern High Security Prison - Melrose  702
​    0 702
Grand River North West Prison​    34 244 278
Richelieu Open Prison   83     0   88
Petit Verger Prison​ 247     0​ 247
​Phoenix Prison ​    6 ​    8 ​  14
Women Prison​ - Beau Bassin    45   60 105
Open Prison for Women - Barkly​   10     0 ​  10
​Special Prison for Women - Barkly​   ​  0 ​    0                    ​    0
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Boys      8
  38   46
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Girls​ ​    0  ​    1   1
Rodrigues Prison - Males ​  16    11 ​  27
Rodrigues Prison - Females ​    0 ​    2 ​    2
GENERAL POPULATION​  1368            1129 2497
 
Number of babies at Women Prison: 03 (1 Girl and 2 Boys)​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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