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Shaikh Mohammed pardons 734 prisoners

Shaikh Mohammed pardons 734 prisoners

Al Humaidan indicated that the kind gesture of Shaikh Mohammed aims to bring happiness to prisoners’ families, and give a new opportunity to join the community.



By (Staff Reporter)

Published: Fri 19 Jun 2015, 1:13 AM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:16 PM

Dubai — On the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 734 prisoners serving terms at various reformative and punitive institutions in the emirate of Dubai.

Dubai Attorney-General Issam Al Humaidan said that the Public Prosecution immediately started the legal procedures to implement Shaikh Mohammed’s order, in collaboration with the Dubai Police.

Al Humaidan indicated that the kind gesture of Shaikh Mohammed aims to bring happiness to prisoners’ families, and give a new opportunity to join the community.

 The attorney-general thanked Shaikh Mohammed for his noble initiative and urged the released prisoners to lead their lives adhering to religious and moral values.

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