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Monday 11 January 2021

Independence Manifesto Day: Royal Pardon for 756 People

Independence Manifesto Day: Royal Pardon for 756 People

On the occasion of the commemoration of the Independence Manifesto Day, HM King Mohammed VI has granted his pardon to 756 convicts, said a statement by the Ministry of Justice.

 

According to the same source, the detained beneficiaries of the pardon are 493:

 

- 17 inmates benefited from the pardon over their remaining prison sentences.

 

- 475 prisoners had their prison terms reduced.

 

- 1 inmate' life sentence commuted to limited prison terms.

 

The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 263:

 

- 91 persons benefited from pardon over their imprisonment term.

 

- 25 people benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms while their fines were maintained.

 

- 9 people benefited from pardon over their prison terms and fines.

 

- 138 people had their fines annulled.

 

Pardon is granted to a number of prisoners by the Sovereign on the occasion of religious and major national celebrations.

MAP 10 January 2021