16,500 prisoners complete their parole


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  • Friday, 14 Apr 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 16,500 prisoners have completed their jail sentences outside prison walls under the parole system introduced in 2008, according to Prisons Department director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Omar.

Hailing it as a “very good” achieve­ment, he said 99% of the prisoners on parole were able to get jobs while the rate of recidivists was below 0.51%.

“During the parole period, the prisoners are monitored by an officer and are required to adhere to 41 conditions set by the Parole Board,” Zulkifli said after appearing in a programme on Bernama Radio yesterday.

Among the conditions are that they are not allowed to leave the country and must undergo all planned rehabi­litation programmes.

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