18 August 2019 09:09 AM

Interior Ministry: 136 inmates pardoned, 268 released on parole nationwide

Saturday، 20 April 2019 - 11:40 AM

Around 136 inmates were pardoned, while 268 others were released on parole on the occasion of the 67th anniversary of Police Day, the Interior Ministry's Prisons Sector announced.

The move was taken in accordance with presidential decree no. 52/2019, the ministry said in a statement Friday.

The step is part of the interior 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.

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