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Moroccan King Pardons 550 Persons
Royal pardon is customary in Morocco to mark national and religious holidays.
RABAT || On the occasion of the Revolution of the King and the People, HM King Mohammed VI granted his pardon to 550 people sentenced by the different Moroccan courts, said a statement by the ministry of Justice.
The detained beneficiaries of the pardon are 472 and are divided into: - 195 inmates who benefited from pardon over their remaining prison terms. - 275 prisoners who had their prison terms reduced. - 2 inmates who had their prison sentences commuted from life imprisonment to fixed prison terms.
The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 78 and are divided into: - 37 prisoners who benefited from pardon over their prison sentences or remaining prison terms. - 3 inmates who benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms while their fines were maintained. -
38 people had the fines annulled. Royal pardon is customary in Morocco to mark national and religious holidays.