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Monday 12 August 2019

HM the King Pardons 350 People on Eid Al Adha

HM the King Pardons 350 People on Eid Al Adha

On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, HM King Mohammed VI granted his pardon to 350 people sentenced by the different Moroccan courts, said a statement by the ministry of Justice.

According to the same source, 315 prisoners had their prison terms reduced.

The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 35 and are divided into:

- 16 prisoners who benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms or remaining prison terms.

- 1 person who benefited from pardon over his prison term and fine as well.

- 18 inmates had their fines annulled.

Royal pardon is customary in Morocco to mark national and religious holidays.

MAP 11 August 2019