Sheikh Mohammed pardons 659 prisoners ahead of Ramadan
28 Mar 2022
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 659 prisoners of different nationalities from the penal and correctional institution in Dubai, ahead of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
On this occasion, Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General of Dubai, said that Sheikh Mohammed’s order to pardon the prisoners is an opportunity for them to start a new life and is aimed at alleviating their families’ hardship, as well as giving them the opportunity to reintegrate themselves into society.
The Attorney General also said that the public prosecution has immediately commenced the legal procedures to implement Sheikh Mohammed’s order so that the pardoned individuals can join their families as soon as possible.