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Inmate from Hulhumale’ Prison taken to Hulhumale Hospital on emergency, passes away while receiving treatment

An inmate from Hulhumale’ Prison, Ali Mohamed (58 years) Happy Rest, AA Himandhoo has passed away today.

Ali Mohamed had difficulty in breathing while at his Unit and received treatment from the Prison’s Medical Centre. He was taken to Hulhumale’ Hospital on emergency when his condition started deteriorating and passed away at around 15:20 hrs while receiving treatment from the hospital.

Ali Mohamed was serving a 10-year sentence for having engaged in a sexual act with a minor.

The family of Ali Mohamed, Inspector of Correctional Service, Human Rights Commission of the Maldives, Maldives Police Service and National Integrity Commission were shortly informed after he was taken to Hospital.

MCS commences TB screening programme for inmates and remanded persons at Hulhumale’ Prison

Hulhumale’ Prison of Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) has commenced a Tuberculosis (TB) Screening programme today for inmates and remanded persons.

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UNODC commences training programme targeted for Sri Lankan and Maldivian Prison Officers

The Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP) of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has commenced a training programme, “Excelling beyond Emerging Challenges – Corrections after Global Pandemic” for Sri Lankan and Maldivian prisons officers at Maafushi Prison.

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Maafushi Prison holds “The Nelson Mandela Rules” Refresher programme for prison officers

Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) in collaboration with UNODC has commenced “The United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (The Nelson Mandela Rules)” Refresher programme for prison officers at Maafushi Prison today.

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Maafushi Prison holds special event for female inmates and remanded persons to mark the International Women’s Day

The Maafushi Prison of Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) has held a special event today for the female inmates and remanded persons to mark the International Women’s Day.

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MCS commences awareness sessions on Sexual Harassment Act to mark the Women’s Day

Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) has commenced awareness sessions on Act no 2014/16 the Sexual Harassment Act as part of the activities to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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MCS conducts specialised training and awards certificates for prison officers assigned to Maafushi Prison’s Special Management Unit

Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) has held the closing ceremony of the “Principles and concepts of countering violent extremism and high security prison operations” at Maafushi Prison today.

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Maafushi Prison extends court rooms to 05, increases opportunity for more online court hearings

Maafushi Prison of Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) has started utilising additional two court rooms today at the Prison, increasing the total number of court rooms to five.

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MCS signs MOU with Road Development Corporation to extend the “Fahi Furusath” programme conducted for parolees

Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today with Ministry of Home Affairs and Road Development Corporation (RDC) to expand the “Fahi Furusath” programme conducted for inmates being released under parole.

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MCS signs MOU with IGMH to provide specialist doctor consultations to inmates and remanded persons

Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) today to provide consultations to inmates and remanded persons through specialist doctors.

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MCS holds graduation ceremony for graduates of Diploma in Correctional Management

Institute of Correctional Studies (ICOST) of Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) has held the graduation ceremony for the third batch of “Diploma in Correctional Management” last night at Maafushi Prison.

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Asseyri Prison holds special Medical Camp for inmates

Asseyri Prison of Maldives Correctional Services has held a special Medical Camp today for inmates at the prison.

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