Marie-Louise Prison to Close

State House

Marie-Louise Prison to Close

Fri, 15 September 2017

In line with the commitment given in his State of the Nation Address on 14th February 2017, President Danny Faure has confirmed that the prison facilities on Marie-Louise will close on 30th September, 2017.  The three prisoners who are currently detained there will be transferred to Coetivy.

The island of Marie-Louise will remain leased to the Islands Development Company, and its facilities will be used by the Seychelles People's Defence Forces for the training of recruits.

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