Thursday, June 18, 2015

734 prisoners set free by Emirates as Ramadan starts

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the release of 734 prisoners serving terms at various reformative and punitive institutions in the emirate of Dubai. The benevolent gesture marks the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

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

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

The Attorney General thanked Sheikh Mohammed for his noble initiative and urged the released prisoners to lead their lives adhering to religious and moral values. –End-

Image by: Emirates 24/7 News

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