UAE family donates Dh473,000 for release of 6 prisoners on occasion of National Day

UAE family donates Dh473,000 for release of 6 prisoners on occasion of National Day

Dubai - Obeid El Helou's family has donated Dh1.8m this year for the release of 17 inmates



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Amira Agarib

Published: Tue 28 Nov 2017, 3:30 PM

Last updated: Tue 28 Nov 2017, 6:29 PM

The  family of the late Obeid El Helou have donated Dh473,000 for the release of 6 inmates.
The Dubai Police General Command, represented by the General Department of Punitive and Correctional Institutions, received a sum of Dh473,453 from the late Obeid Al Helou's family in a humanitarian gesture to release 6 inmates on the occasion of the 46th UAE National Day.
Brigadier General Ali Mohammed Al Shamali, Director General of Punitive and Correctional Institutions, received the family in presence of Colonel Marwan Abdulkarim Julfar, Deputy General Manager and Acting Director of the Department of Administrative Affairs, and Abdullah Yaqoub Al Khader.
After the meeting, Mohammed Al Ansari handed over Brigadier Ali Al-Shamali a cheque of Dh473,543 to release the six inmates serving jail time in financial cases.
Brigadier General Ali Al-Shamali praised the generous initiative, which is a tribute to the great day that gives a message of goodness and generosity. He also expressed his gratitude to the family's vital humanitarian assistance to the inmates in penal and correctional institutions.
He stressed that the family's generosity is an example to be followed in its cooperation with government institutions in serving UAE.
It is noteworthy that the family of the late Obeid El Helou are one of the main partners of the penal and correctional institutions, where the total contributions during the current year for inmates of penal has reached Dh1,800,081 - resulting in the release of 17 inmates.


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