On the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed a Decree “On pardoning a group of people serving a sentence in the form of deprivation of liberty, who sincerely repented of their actions and firmly embarked on the path of correction”.
By the Decree, according to paragraph 23 of Article 109 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, 334 citizens have been pardoned serving sentences of imprisonment who have sincerely repented of their actions and firmly embarked on the path of correction.
34 of them were completely released from serving the main sentence, 249 persons were released from serving their sentence on parole, and the punishment imposed on 6 persons was replaced with a milder one. The terms of imprisonment imposed on 45 persons have been reduced.
18 of them are foreign citizens, 23 women, 15 persons over the age of 60, and 88 – persons who participated in the activities of prohibited organizations.
By the Decree, responsible ministries and agencies were instructed to return pardoned persons to their families and relatives, assist them in social adaptation, involvement in work, choosing a healthy lifestyle, and taking a worthy place in society.