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Eid Gift: Punjab Govt Reduces Prisoners’ Sentences By Two Months

LAHORE: Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has announced two months remission in the sentences of 51 prisoners on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Fitr.

According to details, at least 51 prisoners have been released while 516 prisoners’ sentences reduced following the announcement of remission by Punjab CM.

It must be noted that Punjab government on Monday released 798 prisoners on the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan in connection with Eid-ul-Fitr.

These prisoners have completed their sentence but could not pay fine, said official of CM house.

The provincial government paid 270 million in respect of fine of these prisoners yesterday.