RAS AL KHAIMAH, 29th November, 2022 (WAM) - H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has ordered the release of 417 prisoners from punitive and correctional institutions in Ras Al Khaimah, ahead of the UAE's 51st Union Day.
The inmates of various nationalities were selected based on good conduct and behaviour.
The gesture is part of Sheikh Saud's keenness to promote forgiveness and tolerance, give prisoners an opportunity to start a new life and bring joy to their families.
Counsellor Hassan Saeed Muhaimed, Attorney-General of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, extended his thanks and appreciation to the Ras Al Khaimah Ruler, expressing his hope that this gesture will give the pardoned prisoners a chance to get back to their families and reintegrate positively into society.