10 January 2013

Morocco: HM the King Pardons 413 Convicts On Independence Manifesto Day

Rabat  — HM King Mohammed VI pardoned 413 convicts on the occasion of the Manifesto Independence Day, celebrated on 11 January, Justice and Liberties Ministry said in a statement.

Two inmates benefited from the pardon over their remaining prison sentences, while 299 others had their prison sentences or imprisonment reduced.

One inmate's life sentence was commuted to a limited prison term.

Thirty-eight prisoners were granted pardon over their prison sentences or their remainder.

Imprisonment sentences were pardoned and fines maintained for 10 others.

Three convicts were granted pardon over their prison sentences and fines, while 60 had their fines annulled.

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