Dubai Ruler orders release of 892 prisoners for Ramadan

Essam Eisa Al Humaidan, Dubai’s Attorney-General, said the Dubai Public Prosecution and Dubai Police have already started implementing Sheikh Mohammed’s order to ensure the release of the prisoners and their reunion with their families before the beginning of Ramadan.

DUBAI // Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 892 Emirati and expatriate inmates from Dubai’s correctional and punitive establishments on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Essam Eisa Al Humaidan, Dubai’s Attorney-General, said the Dubai Public Prosecution and Dubai Police have already started implementing Sheikh Mohammed’s order to ensure the release of the prisoners and their reunion with their families before the beginning of Ramadan.

Mr Al Humaidan thanked Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid for the generous gesture which reflects his authentic and noble Arab values and his commitment to all members of the society without any discrimination.

He also congratulated the leadership on the occasion of the advent of Ramadan, and the released prisoners on their return to their families.

* WAM

Published: June 26, 2014 04:00 AM

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