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Independence Manifesto Day: Royal Pardon For 756 People
Rabat, January 12 (TNA) On the occasion of the commemoration of the Independence Manifesto Day, HM King Mohammed VI has granted his pardon to 756 convicts, a statement by the Ministry of Justice said.
According to the same source, the detained beneficiaries of the pardon are 493: 17 inmates benefited from the pardon over their remaining prison sentences. 475 prisoners had their prison terms reduced. 1 inmate' life sentence commuted to limited prison terms.
The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 263: 91 persons benefited from pardon over their imprisonment term. 25 people benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms while their fines were maintained. 9 people benefited from pardon over their prison terms and fines.
138 people had their fines annulled. Pardon is granted to a number of prisoners by the Sovereign on the occasion of religious and major national celebrations.