ABU DHABI 29 August 2017: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of 803 prisoners on the occasion of Eid Al Adha. The pardoned prisoners had been sentenced to jail terms for a variety of offenses.
Sheikh Khalifa pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners.
The pardon comes within the framework of the keenness of the UAE President to give the pardoned prisoners a chance to start a new life, and alleviate the suffering of their families.
Umm Al Qaiwain Ruler pardons a number of prisoners on Eid Al Adha
UMM AL QAIWAIN: H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, has ordered the release of a number of good conduct prisoners from penal and correctional facilities in the Emirate of Umm Al Qaiwain on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.
The pardon comes within the framework of H.H. Sheikh Saud Al Mu’alla’s keenness to give the prisoners a chance to start a new life, and bring joy to their families.
By Rajive Singh