248 Convicts Proposed for Getting Remission

DENPASAR

Penitentiary Class II-A in Kerobokan, Denpasar, proposed 248 prisoners and convicts to get special remission on Idul Fitri 1434 Hijriah.

“From 452 inmates who are Muslims, we propose 248 people to get special remission in the sequence of Eid,” said Head of the Class II-A LP Kerobokan Denpasar I Gusti Ngurah Wiratna.

He explained that out of that number, 12 inmates are proposed to get remission by one month for inmates and detainees involved in cases related to Regulation No. 99 of 2012.

The rules regarding tightening of granting remission to prisoners and detainees who tangled in the case of terrorism, illegal logging, corruption, drugs and trans-national crime which is considered as justice collaborator.

While the special remissions proposed for 164 people associated to Regulation No. 28 of 2006 concerning the prisoners and detainees who caught by the case of terrorism, illegal logging, corruption, drugs and trans-national crime.

“The remission is proposed as many as one month and 15 days for two people and a month for 162 people,” said Wiratna.

While the special remission related prisoners and detainees involved in general crime cases proposed as many as 69 people with the amount of remission ranged from 15 days to two months.

Meanwhile, three other inmates are proposed to release directly, but it waits for approval from Regional Office Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Bali Province.

Wiratna revealed that there are 106 inmates who are qualified for special Eid remission and 98 people there who do not currently meet the six-month period of detention.

The existence of special remission is expected to reduce over-capacity experienced by the largest penitentiary on the island.

Now LP Kerobokan is occupied by more than 900 inmates, while its capacity should be 323 people.

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