261 prisoners released on pardon
An Amiri decree was issued to pardon 1,207 prison inmates. Accordingly, 261 were released, while 757 had their sentence commuted and 189 were removed from the deportation list, the Interior Ministry said in a statement yesterday. Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Correctional Institution and Sentences Implementation Affairs Maj Gen Abdullah Al-Muhanna congratulated those who were included in the pardon.
This photo released by the Interior Ministry yesterday shows prisoners released on an Amiri pardon.
KUWAIT: Maj Gen Abdullah Al-Muhanna (center) speaks during a press conference yesterday.