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Sisi pardons dozen prisoners on Eidul Adha occasion

Sunday، 27 August 2017 - 12:00 AM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued on Sunday 27/8/2017 a presidential decree pardoning a number of prisoners on the occasion of Islamic Eidul Adha and October war holidays.

The presidential pardon does not apply to prisoners who committed crimes against the state and who carried out terror-related crimes, as well as bribery, forgery, prostitution, corruption, human trafficking, vandalism, disruption of transport and distribution of illegal drugs crimes.

Assistant minister of interior for prison affairs is expected to head a higher committee of relative security authorities to examine the prisoners who deserve to be pardoned in accordance with the provisions of the presidential decree.

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