28 prisoners to be released on August 15

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28 prisoners to be released on August 15
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Twenty eight convicts are set to benefit from presidential amnesties this August 15. These convicts were normally due to be released on October 31.

The list, which was approved by the Attorney General, includes 17 Cypriots and 11 foreign citizens. All those released should have served half of their sentence by August 15. Those convicted of murder or attempted murder, homicide, drug trafficking, and sexual offencs are excluded.

The amnesties are mainly given to help decongest prisons. The problem of overpopulation in prisons has recently...


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28 prisoners to be released on August 15


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