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Fear of spread, high cure costs force MoI to deport inmates hit by AIDS and hepatitis

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KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14: The Criminal Implementation Prosecution is studying, in cooperation with the prison sector of the Ministry of Interior the transfer of some foreign prisoners who suffer from AIDS and Hepatitis to the Central Prison, as a prelude to their release and deportation from the country, given their grave health conditions fearing the spread of infection among the remaining prisoners, as well as the high cost of treatment, reports Al-Jarida quoting familiar courses.

The sources said that the activation of this matter will take place after counting the prisoners, as well as the judicial rulings issued against them, and the length of the time they have served in prison, in addition to their health cases according to approved health reports, indicating that in light of the foregoing, amnesty decisions will be considered after the approval of the Attorney- General. Regarding amnesty for prisoners with cancer, the sources confirmed that cancer cases are being treated inside Kuwait, indicating that the Prosecution is currently studying amnesty for those suffering from with AIDS and Hepatitis only.

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