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Ruler of Sharjah pardons 151 prisoners

By Wam

His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has ordered release of 151 prisoners from the correctional and penal institutions in Sharjah, who were serving various jail terms.

The Sharjah Ruler's gesture comes within his keenness to grant the pardoned prison inmates a chance to begin new life, and ease suffering of their families as well.

Major General Humaid Mohammed Al Hudaidi, director general of Sharjah Police thanked Sheikh Sultan for his humanitarian gesture, indicating that the correctional and penal institutions department at Sharjah Police has been instructed to implement the release order issued by the Sharjah Ruler.