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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 13 August 2018 per penal institution:
 
Penal Institution​ Convict​ Remand​ Total​
Central Prison - Beau Bassin​    51               569 620
New Wing Prison​ - Beau Bassin  139  118 257
​Eastern High Security Prison - Melrose  768
​    0 768
Grand River North West Prison​    33 242 275
Richelieu Open Prison  112     0 112
Petit Verger Prison​ 280     0​ 280
​Phoenix Prison ​    5 ​    8 ​  13
Women Prison​ - Beau Bassin    43   65 108
Open Prison for Women - Barkly​    12     0 ​  12
​Special Prison for Women - Barkly​   ​  0 ​    0                    ​    0
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Boys      8
  15   23
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Girls​ ​    0  ​    0    0
Rodrigues Prison - Males ​  21     7 ​  28
Rodrigues Prison - Females ​    2 ​    1 ​    3
GENERAL POPULATION​  1474            1025 2499
 
Number of babies at Women Prison: 03 (2 Girls and 1 Boy)​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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