Shafaq News / Nineveh Federal Court of Appeal announced on Saturday releasing 27 persons subject to the terms of the police release as a precaution against the outbreak of Corona virus.
The media center of the Supreme Judicial Council said in a statement today that "27 convicts, who were included in the terms of the police release, were released as part of a series of precautionary measures in order to reduce the momentum of the detainees."
The statement added that "this procedure was commissioned directly by the chief of Nineveh's appeal to a Talkif judge of misdemeanor court and the deputy prosecutor to complete the transactions of the persons covered by the terms of the parole, in cooperation with the committee formed by the Ministry of Justice."
"The misdemeanor and the deputy public prosecutor were also instructed to consider these cases, at the rate of one day per week, to complete the transactions of the convicts covered by the parole," the center added.
With the outbreak of Corona virus in Iraq, calls for a general amnesty for prisoners by politicians, especially the Sunni component, increased.