Monday, 18, February, 2019

On the occasion of the sacred Eid al-Fitr holiday and in line with clause 23 of article 93 of the Uzbek Constitution President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed the Pardoning of a Group of Persons Serving Prison Sentences, Who Demonstrated Sincere Repentance and Have Chosen the Right Path Decree. 

Of the total 226 pardoned people, 102 shall be released from punishment in full, 71 are to be released on parole, 39 persons will get milder sentence, in other words, 212 persons will be released from the penal institutions. In addition, the sentences in the form of deprivation of liberty, imposed on 14 persons, are to be cut.

The decree said that 40 pardoned persons are above 60 years of age, 39 are foreign citizens, 37 are the women, 51 are the persons who had joined the banned organizations.

Latest in National