In honor of the 28th anniversary of the independence of the Republic Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree to pardon prisoners.
Under document action get 868 people, according to Turkmenportal.com. Pardoned as exempt from further imprisonment and additional punishment in the form of “imposing the duty of residence in a particular area”. The main condition of pardon for sincere repentance of the person.
— Guided by the principles of mercy and humanism ancestors, we systematically exempted from the punishment of citizens who have committed crimes, – said Berdimuhamedov.
He also instructed the regional authorities to take care of the employment of pardoned persons.