Sharjah Ruler Pardons 275 Prisoners

SHARJAH – His Highness Dr. Shaikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, on Sunday pardoned 275 prisoners of various nationalities on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Published: Tue 25 Aug 2009, 12:36 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 9:23 AM

Brig Humaid Al Hadidi, director-general of Sharjah Police, hailed Dr Shaikh Sultan’s gesture and hoped it instills the spirit of repentance in the hearts of the inmates, as the holy month is the time of repentance and forgiveness.

He said that those who were pardoned had already completed half of their jail terms, and showed that they would maintain good conduct in the future.

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