Khalifa pardons hundreds of prisoners

ABU DHABI: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of 969 prisoners incarcerated for various crimes, and the settlement of their financial liabilities, on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

President Khalifa’s pardon is a gesture which demonstrates His Highness’s keenness to grant prisoners a chance to begin a new life and ease the suffering of their families.

SOURCE: WAM