KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has reduced the sentences of prisoners on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha.
According to details, a concession has been announced for the prisoners on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha and Independence Day. The Home Department has also issued a notification of concession for the convicted prisoners.
The Sindh Home Department says the sentences of prisoners have been reduced by 90 days.
Note that while all the citizens were celebrating Eid-ul-Adha, happiness returned to the faces of the inmates in the jails. The provincial government took a good step by reducing the sentences.
The duration of visits of prisoners and their families in different jails of the country has also been extended.
Eid-ul-Adha is being celebrated with religious devotion and respect all over Pakistan, where Muslims are sacrificing their animals in the way of Allah following the Sunnah of Messenger Ibrahim.
Eid congregations are being held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages across Pakistan with implementation on SOPs.
To highlight the significance of this day, religious scholars, in their Eid sermons will highlight the importance to follow the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).
However, in the Federal Capital, the main Eid congregation will be held at the Faisal Mosque.
The government has advised the faithful to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for containing the COVID-19 while performing the ritual of sacrificing animals.
It was also urged that while offering Eid prayers, they should keep distance, and avoid hugging others and instead extend only greetings.