Interior Ministry: 3,778 inmates pardoned, 233 released on parole over Sinai Liberation Day
Saturday، 25 April 2020 - 11:06 PM
As many as 4,011 inmates were pardoned on the occasion of Sinai Liberation Day, the Interior Ministry said Saturday 25/04/2020.
The move was taken in accordance with a presidential decree, the ministry said in a statement.
The Interior Ministry's prison department said that 3,778 inmates were pardoned according to the presidential decree while 233 others were released on parole.
The step is part of the ministry's efforts to implement a modern concept of penal policy, provide inmates with all means of welfare and apply the procedures set for releasing rehabilitated convicts.