1000 prisoners to benefit from the New Year's amnesty
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New Year's amnesty will include all prisoners, except those sentenced to life in prison. Ministry of Justice is currently dealing with those prisoners who will have one year reduced from their sentence.
Four thousand prisoners are expected to benefit, 1000 of whom may be released immediately. These prisoners are mainly sentenced for robbery, illegal power connection, illegal constructions or driving under the influence of alcohol or without a license. This category have received sentences varying from several months to even one year.