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Women among 52 prisoners released from Herat jail

Women among 52 prisoners released from Herat jail

Sep 28, 2016 - 12:15

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Fifty prisoners have been released in compliance with presidential decrees in western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday.

Gen. Abdullah Aziz, in charge of the prison, told Pajhwok Afghan News the release orders were issued International Womeninfo-icon’s Day, Eid festival and the advent of Ramadaninfo-icon.

He said the prisoners were involved in cases of robbery, traffic accidents and others and had served most of their jail terms. Women were among the beneficiaries, he added.


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