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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 22 October 2018 per penal institution:
 
Penal Institution​ Convict​ Remand​ Total​
Central Prison - Beau Bassin​    75               685 760
New Wing Prison​ - Beau Bassin  131   89 220
​Eastern High Security Prison - Melrose  761
​    0 761
Grand River North West Prison​    38 240 278
Richelieu Open Prison   96     0   96
Petit Verger Prison​ 303     0​ 303
​Phoenix Prison ​    9 ​    4 ​  13
Women Prison​ - Beau Bassin    32   90 122
Open Prison for Women - Barkly​   11     0 ​  11
​Special Prison for Women - Barkly​   ​  0 ​    0                    ​    0
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Boys      6
  17   23
Correctional Youth Centre​ - Girls​ ​    0  ​    1    1
Rodrigues Prison - Males ​  20     4 ​  24
Rodrigues Prison - Females ​    1 ​    1 ​    2
GENERAL POPULATION​  1483         1131 2614
 
Number of babies at Women Prison: 01 boy​​​​​​​​​​​​​