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Throne Day: Royal Pardon for 2,052 People

On the occasion of the Throne Day, HM King Mohammed VI has granted his pardon to 2,052 people sentenced by different Moroccan courts, said a statement released by the Ministry of Justice.

The detained beneficiaries of the pardon are 1,769 and are divided into:

– 133 inmates who benefited from pardon over their remaining prison terms;

– 1,632 prisoners who had their prison terms reduced;

– One inmate who had her death sentence commuted to life inprisonment;

– 3 inmates who had their prison sentences commuted from life imprisonment to fixed prison terms.

 

The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 283 and are divided into:

– 80 prisoners who benefited from pardon over their prison sentences or remaining prison term;

– 14 inmates who benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms while their fines were maintained;

– 180 people had their fines annulled;

– 8 people benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms and their fines were annulled;

– One person benefited from pardon over their remaining prison term and had their fine annulled.

 

Royal pardon is customary in Morocco to mark national and religious holidays.

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