Kuwait Frees 22 Indian Prisoners, Reduces Sentences Of 97 Others


Kuwait Frees 22 Indian Prisoners, Reduces Sentences Of 97 Others

Exterior affairs minister Sushma Swaraj thanked the Emir of Kuwait for pardoning the Indian prisoners

Dubai:  The Emir of Kuwait has freed 22 Indian prisoners and commuted the sentences of 97 others held within the Arab nation’s jails, in keeping with India’s Embassy in Kuwait Metropolis.The checklist containing the names of the 119 Indians who’ve been freed or had their sentences diminished is an addition to the 15 Indian prisoners whose dying sentences had been not too long ago commuted to life imprisonment.The Indian prisoners in Kuwait lined by the Amiri pardon embody 22 individuals who have been ordered to be launched instantly, the Embassy mentioned in it is assertion.Sentences of 53 Indians have been diminished from life imprisonment to 20 years, it mentioned.

The Emir of Kuwait has ordered a discount of three quarters of the sentence of 18 Indians, a discount of half interval of the sentences of 25 and one quarter of the sentence of 1, the assertion mentioned.

The fees in many of the instances concerned narcotics, buying and selling or consumption of medication, theft, theft and fraud amongst others.

All of the 15 prisoners whose dying sentences have been transformed to life imprisonment had been convicted in drug-related costs, mentioned the assertion.

The Indian mission mentioned that it will present all attainable help for his or her journey to India after their launch or completion of sentences.

Efforts had been additionally being made to assist these Indian prisoners who’ve given their consent to spend remainder of their sentence interval in India.

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