Pravind Jugnauth has been pronounced guilty today, June 30, in the intermediary court.
Pravind Jugnauth arriving at the court. Photo credits: defimedia.info
The minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, & the leader of the MSM, Pravind Jugnauth, who was accused of conflict of interest in the purchase of MedPoint clinic by the State at Rs 144.7 million in 2010 has been judged guilty by magistrates Niroshni Ramsoondar and Azam Neerooa.
He is deemed guilty to have approved of the reallocation of the huge amount of money in favour of MedPoint Ltd whose shareholders include the former’s sister and brother-in-law.
He has pleaded not guilty. He said on Radio Plus that he was “extremely disappointed” at the verdict, and that he did not agree with the judgement.