President pardon for the inmates jailed for minor offenses…

 - September 4th, 2020 - 

The Government had decided to grant Presidential pardon to prisoners imprisoned for minor offenses.

Prison Headquarters said, a general pardon will be granted to prisoners who are unable to pay fines and bails.

Meanwhile, it also stated that it has been decided to reduce the imprisonment time for minor offenses over 65 years old inmates.

However, the Prison Headquarters point out no any presidential pardon on prisoners who were named as for serious crimes including murder, robbery, rape and child abuses cases.

However, the Prisons Headquarters points out that no prisoner is involved in serious crimes including murder, robbery, rape and child abuse.

It is reported that the President has implemented a general amnesty to prevent the corona pandemic and prison congestion.



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