Dh1m donated to free 25 prisoners

FUJAIRAH - A total of 25 prisoners of different nationalities walked away to freedom, thanks to the generous gesture of a local businessman who donated Dh100,32,500 to cover fines and financial debts against these prisoners names.

By Salah Al Dabarki

Published: Wed 1 Jun 2005, 12:17 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 3:55 PM

Abdullah Ahmad Al Khattal handed over the money to Major Mohammad Ahmad bin Ganem Al Ka'abi, Head of Fujairah Police, who complimented the businessman for his generous gesture which would bring joy and smiles to so many prisoners and their families.

The mentioned prisoners had been lodged in the punitive and reformatory Foundation.

While some prisoners were freed immediately, others will follow as soon as formalities and procedures are completed.

Thanking the businessman, Maj Mohammad Ahmad appealed to other locals and businessmen to emulate Al Khattal.

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