Office of Prisons Administration of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan announced that they have freed 14 women from female prison in the Afghan capital Kabul.
The body said that the inmates were let out as a result of an assessment conducted by a government delegation.
A statement sent to media by OPA reads that “14 women prisoners were released on Thursday, February 3 as a result of an assessment conducted by a five-member delegation.”
Deputy of the counternarcotic body in the ministry of interior affairs of the IEA Moulayee Abdulhaq who was part of the delegation said that all prisons in Afghanistan have been commanded to prioritize the files of women prisoners.
Abdulhaq also said that the prisoners released promised not to do carry out activities that harm societal order and that are illegal and/or in opposition with Sharia law.
It is worth mentioning that earlier, the IEA had released tens of male prisoners who were kept in prisons for having done nothing harmful and /or were sentenced for small-scale crimes.
Source: The Khaama Press News Agency