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Thursday 31 August 2017

HM the King Pardons 665 People on Eid Al Adha

HM the King Pardons 665 People on Eid Al Adha

On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, HM King Mohammed VI granted his pardon to 665 people who were convicted by the different courts across the Kingdom, said on Thursday a statement by the Justice Ministry.

The detained beneficiaries of the pardon are 563:

5 inmates benefited from pardon over their remaining prison term.

538 convicts had their prison terms reduced.

20 inmates had their prison sentences commuted from life imprisonment to fixed prison terms.

The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 102:

17 people benefited from pardon over their imprisonment term or remaining prison term.

8 people had their prison sentences dropped and fines maintained.

1 person benefited from pardon over his prison term and fine.

76 people had their fines annulled.

Royal pardon is customary in the North African Kingdom to mark national and religious holidays.

MAP 31 August 2017