Thousands of US prisoners released early

Thousands of US prisoners released early

World October 7, 2015 01:17

- America is about 6,000 prisoners early release to reduce overcrowding in prisons . This was reported by The Washington Post Tuesday .

It is the largest group ever released at one time in the US from federal prisons across the country. The operation follows the action of the committee that, among other things determines the scale of penalties.

Which reduced the penalties for drug offenses last year . Initially it was only for new cases, but that was later also apply to older gevallen.De prisoners walk if the property is between October 30 and November 2 the prison gates uit. De group released a first of more releases.

It is expected that about 46,000 of the 100,000 prisoners who are stuck for drug offenses , will benefit from reduced penalties.

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