Women With Infants To Be Released From Prisons On April 28
As per President Ghani’s decree number 12, a number of women with infants will be released from prisons on the occasion of April 28th or Victory Day of the Afghan People’s Jihad, announced the Ministry of Women’s Affairs.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_As per official statistics, there are nearly #1,000_women_prisoners for committing various crimes, including murder, #kidnapping_and_adultery.
The ministry said on Tuesday that their sentences would be reduced and the beneficiaries include female prisoners with infants serving up to five years in prison, regardless of the length of time spent.
The decree also calls on the Ministry of #Women’s_Affairs to provide adequate accommodation for prisoners released. The Ministry stated that it is committed to the timely implementation of the Presidential Palace’s provision of suitable accommodation for female prisoners to be released by the time of their male presence.