Sinaloa still without requests to benefit from the Amnesty Law

Sinaloa.- Since the Amnesty Law from Sinaloa was approved unanimously by the State Congress in an extraordinary public session, in mid-February of this 2021, there is no inmate within the four prisons in the state that You are under this rightThis was announced by the Undersecretary of Public Security, Major Carlos Alberto Hernández.


The high command assured that said law has different criteria, one of them is that those who want to take advantage of this guarantee have to request it; This process goes through a commission, which investigates the antecedents, the type of crime, among other things.

Although there are various factors that are involved in the matter, such as federal and state executives, judges, etc. That is why for now they have not been notified by said jury of any ongoing process.

He reiterated that there are different criteria: the people who could be released have to meet a series of requirements and who are not repeat offenders of committing a type of crime. He also indicated that there are people to whom certain priorities can be given, especially those of indigenous peoples who have not had a fair trial and poor women who at the time could not pay a bond, including abortion issues.

Likewise, to all those who are deprived of their freedom due to simple theft, such as those who enter a shopping plaza and take basic necessities, food, etc.

Inmates who are also imprisoned for crimes that have been committed in a precarious environment, against health, or even some prosecuted for exercising their freedom of expression or human rights, as well as people with special capacities and older adults classified as being in a situation of risk.

On the other hand, Major Leyva assured that at the moment there is no overcrowding in the prisons of Sinaloa, and that there are currently more than 4 thousand inmates held in these centers serving their sentences.

He also indicated that any inmate who meets the requirements must initiate the procedures through their legal representatives.

The law

In the portal of the Sinaloa Congress it was indicated that the approval of the Amnesty Law is to strengthen a system of rights that benefits all people, mainly those who for some reason are in a situation of vulnerability, particularly in a situation of poverty.

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