182 convicts pardoned on the eve of the Constitution day
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on pardoning 182 convicts on the eve of Constitution Day. The head of Uzbekistan noted this in his festive congratulations on the occasion of the Constitution Day.
“In accordance with the inherent qualities of our people, such as mercy, generosity and nobility, the practice of pardon is constantly applied to persons who unknowingly committed a crime, sincerely repented of their deeds and firmly embarked on the path of correction,” the President noted.
“As a logical continuation of this work, on the eve of the Constitution Day, I signed another decree, according to which 182 persons of this category will be released early and will be able to return to normal life,” the President added.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev said that this year more than 4,000 people have been released from the courtroom, charges have been dropped against about 8,000 citizens, 859 people have been acquitted, all this is the most important result of our reforms in the judicial and investigative sphere.
Three of them were completely released from serving the main sentence, 108 persons were released from serving their sentence on parole, the punishment imposed on 8 persons was replaced with a milder one. The terms of imprisonment imposed on 63 persons have been reduced.
Six of them are foreign citizens, 6 men over the age of 60, 9 women, and 25 – persons who participated in the activities of prohibited organizations. By the Decree, responsible ministries and agencies were instructed to return pardoned persons to their families and relatives, assist them in social adaptation, involvement in work, choosing a healthy lifestyle and taking a worthy place in society.