King Mohammed VI Pardons 350 People on Eid Al Adha

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On the eve of Eid Al Adha, King Mohammed VI granted his pardon to 350 people sentenced by the different Moroccan courts, said a statement by the ministry of Justice.

Rabat – On the eve of Eid Al Adha, King Mohammed VI granted his pardon to 350 people sentenced by the different Moroccan courts, said a statement by the ministry of Justice.

According to the same source, 315 prisoners had their prison terms reduced.

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The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 35 and are divided into:

– 16 prisoners who benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms or remaining prison terms.

– 1 person who benefited from pardon over his prison term and fine as well.

– 18 inmates had their fines annulled.

Royal pardon is customary in Morocco to mark national and religious holidays.

Morocco will celebrate Eid Al Adha holiday on Monday August 12.