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40 prisoners released from jails

40 prisoners released from jails

May 18, 2011 - 20:47

GHAZNI CITY/MAIMANA (PANinfo-icon): In compliance with a presidential decree, authorities released 40 prisoners from jails in southern Ghazni and northern Faryab provinces on Wednesday, officials said.

Twenty-eight inmates, including a woman, were released from the central jail in Faryab, the governor's spokesman, Javed Baidar, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Another 271 prisoners, including 15 womeninfo-icon, got their jail terms slashed in accordance with the decree issued on the occasion of Mujahideeninfo-icon's victory day, the official said.

Elsewhere, a dozen inmates were freed in compliance with the presidential decree from a jail in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Wednesday.

Jail terms of another 90 prisoners were reduced in line with the decree, the appellant court chief, Syed Sher Agha Hanif, told Pajhwok Afghan News.



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