Iran releases about 70,000 prisoners because of Coronavirus

Iran releases about 70,000 prisoners because of Coronavirus

NEW DELHI: Iran has released approximately 70,000 prisoners because of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, Iranian judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday, according to Mizan, the news site of the judiciary.nn”The release of the prisoners, to the point where it doesn’t create insecurity in society … will continue,” he said.nnRaisi did not specify if or when those released would need to return to jail.nnSource: Reuters

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