Saudi Arabia pardons 362 prisoners in Ramadan


Makkah: Some 362 persons jailed for public and private rights in various parts of Saudi Arabia have been pardoned and were set free on the first day of Ramadan. The prisoners were found eligible for the royal pardon offered by Saudi King Salman during religious or national occasions.

Special committees consisting of representatives from the governorates, prison departments, passport police and other concerned government bodies consider the files of prisoners to nominate some of them for pardoning.