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HM the King Pardons 486 People on Youth Day

Publié le Samedi 21 Août 2021 | MAP




Rabat - On the occasion of the Youth Day, HM King Mohammed VI has granted his pardon to 486 people sentenced by the different Moroccan courts, said a statement by the ministry of justice.

The detained beneficiaries of the pardon are 389 and are divided into: - 7 inmates who benefited from pardon over their remaining prison term. - 379 prisoners who had their prison terms reduced. - 3 inmates who had their prison sentences commuted from life imprisonment to fixed prison terms. The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 97 and are divided into: - 36 people who benefited from pardon over their prison terms or remaining prison sentence. - 12 people who benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms while their fines were maintained. - 47 people had their fines annulled. - 2 people who benefited from pardon over their prison terms and fines as well. Royal pardon is customary in Morocco to mark national and religious holidays.