Sharjah Ruler orders release of 116 prisoners

SHARJAH: H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, has ordered has ordered the release of 116 prisoners who served half of their jail sentences and showed good behaviour at Sharjah’s correctional and punitive establishments.

H.H. Sheikh Sultan’s clemency reflects his interest in enabling the released inmates to reunite with their families and relatives as well as his commitment to all members of the community.

Major General Humaid Mohammad Al Hadidi, Commander in Chief of Sharjah Police, thanked H.H. Sheikh Sultan for his generous initiative. He expressed hopes that the initiative will urge the pardoned inmates to begin a new life with good behaviour.

SOURCE: WAM