Vice-President Pardons 595 Prisoners

DUBAI — His Highness Shaikh 
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 595 prisoners from the Dubai Punitive and Correctional Establishments on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. Sixty-two of those pardoned inmates were UAE nationals.

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Published: Mon 24 Aug 2009, 12:30 AM

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

Dubai Attorney General Essam Al Humaidan expressed profound gratitude to Shaikh Mohammed for the humanitarian and social gesture which would have far-reaching good impact on the families of the released prisoners.

Al Humaidan said the public prosecution would coordinate with the Dubai Police and Dubai Punitive and Correctional Establishments to implement Shaikh Mohammed’s order.

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