Iran Grants Leave to 70,000 Prisoners amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Iran Grants Leave to 70,000 Prisoners amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Iran has granted furloughs to approximately 70,000 prisoners due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Iranian Judiciary Chief Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that  the release of the prisoners will continue to the point where it doesn’t create insecurity in society.

Officials say due to the measures taken at the prisons last month, the prisoners’ health is under full control.
So far, over 7000 have been infected and over 200 died of the novel Coronavirus in Iran.

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