Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed Pardons 1,249 Inmates Ahead Of UAE National Day

(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) Published: Wed 29 Nov 2023, 6:40 PM

It will be a fresh start for more than thousand prisoners of different nationalities after His Highness sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, granted a pardon ahead of the UAE National Day.

Sheikh Mohammed ordered the release of 1,249 inmates in correctional and penal institutions in Dubai, on the occasion of the 52nd Union Day, the Dubai media Office posted on X, formerly Twitter.

Earlier in the day, Rulers in four other emirates announced similar pardons.


  • UAE President orders release of 1,018 prisoners on 52nd Union Day
  • Sharjah Ruler pardons 475 prisoners for UAE National Day
  • Fujairah Ruler orders release of 113 inmates ahead of UAE National Day
  • Ajman Ruler pardons 43 prisoners ahead of UAE's 50th National Day


Khaleej Times

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