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Implementation of pardon order that was signed by President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev has started.
Axar.az reports that, pardon order is applied on 423 prisoners. Under the order, 412 people, sentenced to imprisonment, have been freed from serving the remainder of the prison terms.
Moreover, four people were freed from the remainder of the conditional sentence, one person was freed from the remainder of the correctional labor and three people were freed from the penalty in the form of a fine.
Under the presidential order, Azerbaijani citizens Jeyhun Huseynov (born in 1981) and Zakir Nasirov (born in 1947), who were jailed for life, have had their prison terms reduced to 25 and 15 years respectively.
2017.03.17 / 09:48