Leader grants pardon to ‘a number of convicts’

TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Republic has agreed to extend pardon or discount on sentence of a number of prisoners for the occasion of anniversary of Liberation of Khorramshahr (May 23).

The clemency proposed by the head of the Judiciary Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on the occasion of Sha'ban festivities as well, suggested for 669 convicts of General and Revolutionary courts and also those of Judiciary Organization of the Armed Forces and State Discretionary Punishment Organization who had been identified having conditions which made them eligible for a state pardon, with which Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei agreed.

 

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