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Independence Manifesto Day : King Mohammed VI pardons 756 People

King Mohammed VI. / DR
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On the occasion of the commemoration of the Independence Manifesto Day, King Mohammed VI has granted his pardon to 756 convicts, said a statement by the Ministry of Justice.

According to the same source, the detained beneficiaries of the pardon are 493: 17 inmates benefited from the pardon over their remaining prison sentences, 475 prisoners had their prison terms reduced and 1 inmate' life sentence commuted to limited prison terms.

The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 263: 91 persons benefited from pardon over their imprisonment term, 25 people benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms while their fines were maintained, 9 people benefited from pardon over their prison terms and fines.

- 138 people had their fines annulled.

Pardon is granted to a number of prisoners by the Sovereign on the occasion of religious and major national celebrations.

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