Presidential orders to release 75 prisoners in Aden

ADEN, May 24 (Saba) – Upon directions from President Ali Abdullah Saleh,75 prisoners, among of them four women have been released after finishing three quarters of the period of their imprisonment. Governor of Aden Adnan al-Jefry, who attended release ceremony along with Human Right Minister Huda Al-Ban, clarified that according to president’s directions, the government had paid the YR 1,939000 worth rights prisoners have been sentenced to pay to others. Al-Jefry stated to Saba that prisoners’ release is a pardon from the president on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of Yemen’s reunification. MA/MA Saba