Villas for prisoners to meet their families

July 19, 2014 - 6:17:02 am

DOHA: Prisoners in Qatar will soon be able to spend time with their families. According to Arabic daily Al Raya, the Supply and Logistics Department at the Ministry of Interior is preparing two villas where prisoners will be able to stay with their family for a day.

The department is now furnishing the villas. The initiative is a part of measures to reform and rehabilitate prisoners. It will make their social integration easier when they complete their prison term and also help strengthen bonds between the prisoners and their families.

The aim is to give prisoners some private time with their families. The prisoners will be able to meet their families after proving that they are legally married and passing a health check-up.

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