The President pardons 575 citizens serving sentences in prison
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the eve of the holy holiday Ramazan Khayit signed a decree “On pardon a group of persons serving a sentence, sincerely repenting for their deeds”.
According to the presidential decree, 575 citizens were pardoned, serving sentences in prisons for committing a crime, sincerely repenting for their deed and firmly embarked on the path of correction.
At the same time, 361 people are fully exempted from punishment and will return to their families and loved ones. In accordance with the document, the terms of the sentence of imprisonment for 214 persons are reduced.
The head of Uzbekistan pardoned 7 people over 60 years old, 6 women and one citizen of a foreign state.