Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

25 prisoners freed from Takhar jail

25 prisoners freed from Takhar jail

By
On
Mar 15, 2011 - 16:55

KUNDUZ CITY (PANinfo-icon): Twenty-five inmates, including a woman, were freed from Takhar central jail on Tuesday in compliance with a presidential decree, an official said.

On Feb. 15, the birthday of Prophet Mohammad, President Hamid Karzai issued a decree, granting relief to prisoners across the country, head of the attorney general’s office in Takhar, Wazir Mohammad Jalali, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Twenty-four men and a woman with her child, who had between one-and-a-half to two years left of their prison terms, were released, he said.

They were imprisoned on charges of smuggling, robbery and other crimes, he said.

Gul Rahman, who was convicted of stealing three sheep and sentenced to three years in jail, was released after passing 10 months in prison.

"I will not commit another crime and will earn my money the legal way," he said.

There are more than, 300 prisoners, including 18 womeninfo-icon, in the prison, the prosecutor said.

myn/cas

Tags: 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Twitter Update