King Mohammed VI Grants 783 People Royal Pardons


Rabat –  King Mohammed VI pardoned 783 prisoners today, on the 75th anniversary of the Manifesto of Independence.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Justice, 552 of the prisoners had their prison terms reduced, while 13 inmates’ had life sentences commuted to limited prison terms. 

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One inmate had his death penalty commuted to a life sentence, while four inmates benefited from the pardon by being released immediately.

Fifty-six individuals received a pardon from serving their imprisonment terms. Ten received a pardon from serving their imprisonment, while still having to pay their fines.

Four received pardons for both their prison terms and fines.

A total of 143 people had their fines annulled.