On Eid al Fitr, Saleh orders 1346 insolvent inmates released

SANA'A, Sep. 11 (Saba) – On the occasion of Eid al Fitr, President Ali Abdullah Saleh has ordered to release 1346 insolvent prisoners who met the requirements of conditional release, and to pay about YER 187 million they have to pay under private rights verdicts.Saleh urged the supreme committee on prisoners and jails affairs to continue its responsibilities with the aim to improve the performance of correctional institutions and provide them with necessary equipment as well as classifying inmates according to their crimes. He also stressed the need to dispose of all cases at courts for defendants placing a burden on correctional institutions. FRSaba