Over 8,000 Inmates Listed to Be Given Amnesty

To date, 8,020 inmates have been rated as eligible to be given amnesty this year, announced a meeting held on Oct. 5 by the Amnesty Steering Board under the Ministry of Public Security.

The meeting was presided over by the Deputy Minister of Public Security, Senior Lieutenant General Le The Tiem.

These inmates were selected from nearly 9,000 convicts proposed for consideration for early parole from prisons and detention centers in implementation of the State President's decision on amnesty.

The expected released convicts have paid a total of more than 36.6 billion VND in civil compensations and legal costs.

Source: VNA

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