Saudi Arabia’s King Salman orders release of prisoners in Hail jailed over debts

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman orders release of prisoners in Hail jailed over debts
King Salman arrived in Hail on Wednesday. (SPA)
Updated 08 November 2018

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman orders release of prisoners in Hail jailed over debts

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman orders release of prisoners in Hail jailed over debts
  • The order applies to those with debts of SR 1 million or less

RIYADH: While visiting Hail on November 7, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman pardoned prisoners in the region jailed on financial charges. The order applies to those with debts of SR 1 million or less, who are not involved in criminal cases. In addition, the government will pay off the debts of those who have been proven to be unable to repay them. The King is in Hail as part of a tour of the Kingdom’s regions.