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Fak Kurbah initiative secures release of 466 people from Oman prisons

Oman Tuesday 04/May/2021 14:18 PM
By: ONA
Fak Kurbah initiative secures release of 466 people from Oman prisons

Muscat: With the generous donations of individuals and institutions, 'Fak-Kurbah' Initiative, or Ending Loan Agony, in coordination with 34 courts in Oman, released 466 insolvent persons from prison.

Fak-Kurbah Initiative announced that the released 466 persons have been jailed for civil, commercial, legal or labour financial claims.

The released cases included 78 residents and 388 Omani citizens, 39 of whom were females. The released cases so far covered 10 governorates namely Muscat (128), South Al Batinah (60), North Al Batinah (89), South A’Sharqiyah (22), North A’Sharqiyah (62), A'Dakhiliyah (37), A'Dhahirah (31), Al Buraimi (26), Musandam (8), and Al Wusta (3).

The initiative affirms keenness to contribute to helping the prisoners whose circumstances led them to prison while seeking to provide a decent life for their families.

The initiative will continue its efforts to achieve its goals, with the help of individuals and institutions under the slogan "Everyone deserves a second chance."

The 8th edition of the initiative was launched on April 1, 2021 and it will continue until May 31, 2021.