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New fleet of vehicles 2016

Under a total grant of US $25 million announced by the government of India to Seychelles in 2012, a substantial amount was earmarked for the police department, with US $100,000 for police uniforms and US $600,000 for police vehicles. US $30,000 for drug rehabilitation and detoxification programmes in Seychelles were also included under the grant.

Conveying his and the police’s gratitude to the high commissioner and government of India, as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who has helped them in making this donation possible, Compol Elizabeth said during the past years, Seychelles Police has worked diligently to reduce crimes in order to make Seychelles a safer place.

Six-month baby taken to hospital with eight bite marks

A six-month baby with eight bite marks all over his body was taken to a health centre on Saturday night.

According to a communiqué from the Seychelles Children’s Foundation (SCF), the incident occurred on Saturday evening at the President’s Village, Port Glaud.  It was a child support officer who found the six-month baby in his cot with eight bite marks all over his body.

The baby was taken to the Anse Boileau health centre where he was examined by a doctor and released the same night. The bite marks were not too deep and according to preliminary investigation possibly it was done by another child, the communiqué added.

It noted that the incident was also reported to the police and other agencies. 

Thirteen-year-old girl stabs own mother several times

The police are conducting an investigation in an incident where a 13-year-old girl from Carana stabbed her mother several times.

The incident happened on Friday April 22, 2016 and a report was made to the Beau Vallon police station on the same day at around 11.30pm.

According to the police, the mother sought help from neighbours who brought her to the hospital. She was treated and released from the hospital the same day.

As for the suspect, she was arrested later in the night by the police.  She appeared in court again yesterday after a first court appearance on Monday afternoon.

The suspect remains in police custody until May 4, 2016.


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