Mohammed bin Rashid releases 892 prisoners

ABU DHABI: Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 892 Emirati and expatriate inmates from Dubai’s correctional and punitive establishments on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Essam Eisa Al Humaidan, Dubai’s Attorney-General, said Dubai Public Prosecution and Dubai Police have already started the execution of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed’s order to ensure the release of the prisoners, who served different periods of their jail terms, and their reunion with their families before the beginning of Ramadan.

Al Humaidan expressed thanked H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid for the generous gesture which reflects his authentic and noble Arab values and his commitment to all members of the society without any discrimination.

He also congratulated the leadership on the occasion of the advent of Ramadan, and the released prisoners on their return to their families.

Al Humaidan urged the pardoned inmates to begin a new life with good behaviour.