RAS AL KHAIMAH, -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has ordered the release of 122 prisoners from the emirate's punitive and corrective institutions on the occasion of the UAE's 45th National Day.
HH Sheikh Saud also pledged to pay the financial obligations of the pardoned prisoners as a result of enforcement of sentences.
Hassan Muhaimed, the emirate Attorney-General, said the pardon reflected HH's keenness to offer the pardoned prisoners the chance to reintegrate into the society and bring happiness to the families of the released inmates.
He urged the released prisoners to live a righteous life and be good members in the society so as to benefit themselves and their families and to have a better future.
He also said that the move reflects His Highness's wish to promote happiness among all sections of society.
Source: Emirates News Agency