UAE Golden Jubilee: Sheikh Mohammed pardons 672 prisoners

Dubai Ruler's decision reflects the country’s humanitarian values

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Published: Mon 29 Nov 2021, 4:49 PM

Last updated: Mon 29 Nov 2021, 6:31 PM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 672 prisoners from penal and correctional institutions in the emirate.

The move was announced on the occasion of the UAE's 50th National Day.

Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General of Dubai, said that Sheikh Mohammed’s decision reflects the country’s humanitarian values as well as his keenness to offer the pardoned prisoners a chance to reintegrate into society.

Al Humaidan said Dubai Public Prosecution has started coordinating with Dubai Police to implement the order.


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