AJMAN - H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, has ordered the release of 70 prisoners, who have demonstrated good conduct during their sentences in punitive and corrective institutions in the emirate, on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.
The pardon is an attempt by the Ruler of Ajman to provide prisoners an opportunity to start a new life and alleviate their families hardships.
H.H. Sheikh Humaid expressed his best wishes to the prisoners and his hopes that they will use this opportunity to integrate healthily and positively back into society.
Commenting on the gesture, Brigadier Abdullah Ahmed Al Hamrani, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Ajman Police, lauded the Ajman Ruler on the "noble gesture which aims to bring happiness and ensure social cohesion." He added that procedures for the prisoners immediate release have already been initiated.
© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2019.