Dubai pardons 1,014 prisoners ahead of Ramadan

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Staff Report

Dubai – His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 1,014 prisoners of different nationalities from Dubai’s correctional and punitive establishments, ahead of Ramadan.
Dubai’s Attorney-General Essam Eisa Al Humaidan, said that His Highness’s order to pardon the prisoners will bring happiness to their families, help the pardoned individuals get a fresh start in life and support them in reintegrating into the community.
Al Humaidan said that the order will have a positive impact on the community, as it will give the pardoned prisoners a chance to re-join their families and friends and begin a new chapter in their lives.
The Attorney General also said that the public prosecution has commenced the legal procedures to implement Shaikh Mohammed’s order.