(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Rabat - King Mohammed VI has pardoned 683 persons on the occasion of the Manifesto Independence Day, celebrated on January 11, Justice Ministry said in a statement. The detained beneficiaries of the pardon are 564: - 11 inmates benefited from the pardon over their remaining prison sentences. - 547 prisoners had their prison terms reduced. - 6 inmates' life sentences commuted to limited prison terms. The free beneficiaries of the pardon are 119: - 23 persons benefited from pardon over their imprisonment term. - 7 people benefited from pardon over their imprisonment terms while their fines were maintained. - 4 people benefited from pardon over their prison terms and fines. - 85 people had their fines annulled. Pardon is granted to a number of prisoners by the Sovereign on the occasion of religious and major national"