As many as 135 debtors were released as part of the ‘Fak Kurbah’ initiative in the first week of Ramadan.
The Fak Kurbah initiative helps raise funds to pay off debts of people serving sentences in insolvency cases.
Speaking to Muscat Daily, Dr Mohammed Ibrahim al Zadjali, president, Omani Lawyers Association (OLA), said, “During the first week of Fak Kurbah we succeeded in releasing 135 detainees by paying all their financial obligations. We launched an electronic campaign this year due to the outbreak of coronavirus.”
Fak Kurbah (redeeming anguish) initiative is being run by the Omani Lawyers Association (OLA) since 2012. “We target to more than 500 detainees released this year. We call for donations through Bank Muscat Account No. 0317024849660014.”