MoI re­leases 717 pris­on­ers in honour of Oc­to­ber War vic­tory

The Daily News Egypt - - Politics -

The Min­istry of In­te­rior re­leased 717 pris­on­ers on Fri­day, hon­our­ing the 44th an­niver­sary of the Oc­to­ber War vic­tory in 1973.

This comes within the frame­work of the Min­istry of In­te­rior’s keen­ness to up­hold the val­ues of hu­man rights and the ap­pli­ca­tion of pe­nal pol­icy in its mod­ern ap­proach and pro­vide var­i­ous as­pects of care for guests, es­pe­cially in com­mu­ni­cat­ing with their fam­i­lies.

A few days ago, the min­istry granted pris­on­ers an ex­cep­tional visit from their fam­i­lies, which will not be counted from the to­tal num­ber of vis­its for the month of Oc­to­ber.

The min­istry grants par­dons to pris­on­ers in a reg­u­lar man­ner before ma­jor re­li­gious and na­tional oc­ca­sions.

In early Septem­ber, the min­istry par­doned 211 pris­on­ers in cel­e­bra­tion of the Is­lamic hol­i­day of Eid Al-Adha.The de­ci­sion comes in ac­cor­dance with pres­i­den­tial de­cree No. 280 for 2017.

The min­istry grants par­dons to pris­on­ers in a reg­u­lar man­ner before ma­jor re­li­gious and na­tional oc­ca­sions

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