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Moroccan king pardons 483 prisoners

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

RABAT, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Moroccan King Mohammed VI granted pardon to 483 prisoners on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr holiday, said a statement from the Moroccan Justice ministry Saturday.
Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Muslim holy month of Ramadan, is celebrated on Sunday in Morocco.
On April 5, a pardon was granted for 5,654 prisoners in Morocco, as part of measures to strengthen the protection of the detainees in prisons, particularly against the spread of the coronavirus epidemic.