Gldani prison in Tbilisi. (DF Watch.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–76 prisoners were released before the end of their sentence term today; two minors and one woman.

The Prison Ministry’s local board of parole discussed the cases of about 900 prisoners who have served more than half of their sentence in cases of less severe crime, two thirds of the sentence in cases of serious crime and three quarters of the sentence in cases of particularly severe crime.

Parole board meetings were held on March 25, March 31 and April 1.

According to the Prison Ministry, 2 819 prisoners have been released since October 2012 based on decisions made by these commissions. 320 of them have been women and 46 minors.