On the anniversary of the King & # 39; s & People & # 39; s Revolution, King Mohammed VI has granted his pardon to 428 people who have been convicted by various courts of the Kingdom, some of whom are in custody and others in freedom , as well as 22 people among the convicts in cases of extremism and terrorism, the Ministry of Justice announced in a statement.
Here is the text:
"On the occasion of the revolution of the King and the people, this year 1439 H – 2018 G, His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God perpetuate His glory, kindly give His mercy to a group of people condemned by different Courts, there are 428 of such persons as follows:
-The recipients of the royal pardon who are in detention, 329 detainees are divided as follows:
+ Forgiveness of imprisonment or imprisonment for 325 detainees.
+ Transfer of life imprisonment for 4 prisoners.
– The beneficiaries of the royal parish who have the freedom are divided from 99 people as follows:
+ Thanks to the prison sentence or the rest in favor of 29 people.
+ Thanks to the prison sentence with the maintenance of the fine for 02 persons.
+ Thanks to the prison sentence and the fine in favor of 04 people.
+ Thanks to the fine for 64 people.
On the same occasion, and in realizing the high benevolence of which His Majesty the King surrounds the prisoners of the prisons without discrimination or exception, His Majesty Amir Al-Mouminine, whom God has glorified Him, also kindly granted his mercy to 22 people from the condemned in cases of extremism and terrorism that participated in the second edition of the program "Reconciliation" (Moussalaha), aimed at the reintegration of these detainees and reconciliation with society.
This program was developed in collaboration between the General Delegation for prison administration and rehabilitation, the Ministry of State for Human Rights, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Habous and Islamic Affairs, Supreme Court for the Judiciary, the chairmanship of the Public Prosecution Service , the National Council for Human Rights, the Rabita Mohammadia of the Ulemas and the Mohammed VI Foundation for the reintegration of prisoners.
This noble royal initiative intervenes in response to the requests for pardon that these prisoners submit to His Majesty Cherifian, that God helps him and glorifies Him, and who has obtained the royal approval after he has revised his ideological orientations and after he officially announced their rejection of all forms of extremism and terrorism, as well as their strong attachment to the constants and sacraments of the nation and national institutions.
– The beneficiaries of this high royal initiative are divided as follows:
+ Thanks to the rest of the prison sentence for 17 detainees.
+ Transfer of life imprisonment for the benefit of 03 prisoners.
+ Remission of imprisonment for the benefit of 02 detainees.
May God keep His Majesty the King, source of generosity and grace, Keep it as a safe haven and refuge for His homeland, steadfast His glory and fill the Sovereign in the person of His Royal Highness the crown prince Moulay El Hassan and the whole illustrious royal family. God, the Almighty hears the wishes of those who beg him. "
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