Implementation of pardon order in Azerbaijan started

  • 10:27 07 April 2020

Implementation of pardon order in Azerbaijan started

The implementation of the pardon order signed on April 6 by the President Ilham Aliyev has been started, ONA reports.

The President Ilham Aliyev having considered the pardon appeals addressed to the President of the Azerbaijan Republic by prisoners aged over 65 needing special care due to their age and health condition amid the worldwide spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and by their family members, taking into consideration the prisoners’ health condition and their behavior during their imprisonment period and being guided by the humanism principles, signed the pardon order.

176 people sentenced to custodial sanction have been released from the non-served penalty time in jail.