UAE Rulers pardons prisoners for the holy month of Ramadan

UAE Rulers pardons prisoners for the holy month of Ramadan

The Holy Month of Ramadan has indeed become an occasion of joy to thousands of families with their family members finally getting home to celebrate the special time together. HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has ordered the release of 302 prisoners from the emirate’s correctional and punitive establishments and also pledged to pay the financial obligations of those pardoned.

Ruler of Dubai, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the release of 700 prisoners of different nationalities from Dubai’s correctional and punitive establishments ahead of Ramadan, offering them a fresh start in life and easing their families’ grievances, as well as helping the prisoners reintegrate into the community.

HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, ordered the release of 70 prisoners of various nationalities, who were convicted of various crimes. To be eligible for pardon, the prisoners must have proven their good conduct while serving their prison sentences in the reformist and penal institutions of the General Command of the Ajman Police. The prisoners will be exempted from serving the rest of their sentences and those with deportation orders will be deported from the country.

HH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, also has ordered the release of 81 prisoners of different nationalities, who have demonstrated good conduct during their terms of imprisonment in punitive and corrective institutions in the emirate.

These kind gestures will have a positive impact on the community by giving the prisoners a chance to rejoin their families and start a new chapter in their lives.