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RAK Ruler pardons 363 prisoners for Ramadan and #Year of Giving May 24,2017

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 24th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has ordered the release of 363 prisoners from the emirate's punitive and corrective institutions, on the occasion of the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan and the UAE #Year of Giving.

H.H. Sheikh Saud also pledged to pay the financial obligations of those pardoned.

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, has instructed the Chairman of the RAK Judicial Council to take necessary measures to implement the directives of the RAK Ruler in coordination with the General Headquarters of RAK Police.

Chancellor Hassan Al Habsi, Attorney-General of the Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah, said that the pardon reflected the RAK Ruler's keenness to offer the pardoned prisoners the chance to reintegrate into the society and bring happiness to the families of the released inmates.

He urged the released prisoners to live a righteous life and be good members in the society so as to benefit themselves and their families and have a better future. He also said that the move reflects His Highness’s wish to promote happiness among all sections of society.