Rabat – On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, HM King Mohammed VI granted pardon to 372 persons who were convicted by different courts across the Kingdom, the Ministry of Justice said in a statement.
In this respect, an inmate benefited from the pardon over the remaining of his prison term, while 164 others had their prison terms reduced.
Forty-two prisoners were granted pardon over their prison sentences.
Imprisonment terms were pardoned with fines maintained against 45 convicts.
Eight prisoners had their prison sentences and fines annulled, while 112 convicts had their fines annulled.
Royal pardon is customary in Morocco on national and religious occasions.