Local inmates, foreigners released from prisons, jails of regions, states under State Pardon Order

While the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is establishing a new democratic State with peace, development and disciplines, to maintain friendly relations with other countries and to create the humanitarian and compassionate grounds, the State Administration Council, issued orders 59/2021 and 60/2021 to release 23,314 local inmates and 55 foreigners from the respective prisons and jails on 12 February.
As per the Code of Criminal Procedure Article 401 (1), the local inmates have to sign their pledges upon the conditions ‘to serve the new punishment together with the remaining punishment to which he/she was sentenced this time, if more offence is committed,’ while the foreign prisoners were deported to their respective countries.—Tin Tun (IPRD)/ GNLM

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