Eid al-Adha: 665 persons benefit from Royal pardon

On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha 665 convicts were given a Royal pardon by King Mohammed VI, reports a statement by the Ministry of Justice.

563 of them sit in custody and the rest was still at large. Some were released and others got a whole reduction of the imprisonment. Also regarding fines was diverse, some were waived, whereas with others though the fine remains standing, but they have to be released from prison.

King Mohammed VI only gives grace to those who are condemned by one of the courts in the Royal. There is thus no pardon granted by running processes.