Armenia to pardon 1,200 inmates

Armenia will excuse 1,200 prisoners on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of the country’s foundation day

Armenia to pardon 1,200 inmates

World Bulletin/News Desk

Armenia will excuse 1,200 prisoners on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of the country’s independence day.

The parliament approved a draft law proposed by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan unanimously. Following the approval, Justice Minister Grayr Tovmasyan said 600 inmates will be released from prisons while 600 inmates’ fine will be lowered.

The parliament approved amnesty law nine times so far. 590 prisoners were released from prisons last year.

Last Mod: 04 Ekim 2013, 09:17
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