120 inmates held in the prison of Mitiga were transferred Tuesday to Al-Jadaida main prison, the Judicial Police stated on Facebook, clarifying that the inmates are charged with intermediate and lower-ranking cases.

The Judicial Police said that the step came upon the decision of the Minister of Justice, which provides to classify Mitiga prison as the main prison specialized for serious crimes prisoners.

The Judicial Authorities had released in the past few days dozens of prisoners fromMitiga in implementation of the decisions issued by the Presidential Council in this regard.