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Mauritius: 12 months imprisonment for Pravind Jugnauth the former ITC Minister

Pravind Jugnauth, ex- Mauritian Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, and leader of the MSM * who had resigned on Tuesday evening - after being found guilty of conflict of interests in the clinical case MedPoint - has been sentenced this Thursday to 12 months imprisonment.

His lawyer has already announced that he will appeal against this sentence pronounced in an intermediate court.
A sentence could nevertheless be commuted to community service work following a social inquiry. The decision will be known on 16 July.
* Mouvement Socialiste Militant



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