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Judiciary Services

Request Release of Defendant

  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Public Prosecution
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B, G2G
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Citizen:Parent, Business Owner, Employee
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Description

The plaintiff in a case or whomever is acting for him/her upon a legal power of attorney, issued by the Ministry of Justice, may submit a request to the Public Prosecution to release a defendant incarcerated according to an ongoing investigation. This request is subject to approval of the Prosecutor.

The request shall be reviewed by the competent prosecution if it is connected to a case at stage of investigation, yet it shall be reviewed by the enforcement office in the event of a court ruling or criminal order.

Online Instructions

  • Login to the e-services portal of the Public Prosecution using Tawtheeq account.
  • View the “Services” menu and click on “Other Requests” then “Request Release of Defendant”.
  • Select case by entering its details, then click on “Search”.
  • Fill in case information and attach document explaining the reason for submitting the request and the type of kinship.
  • Click on “Send” to receive an SMS message confirming the request receipt.

Offline Instructions

  • Attend in person to the Public Prosecution headquarters.
  • Print out the paper form, then fill it out and submit it to the Public Prosecution.
  • Provide and submit the required, above-mentioned documents and details.

Service Center

Public Prosecution headquarters (Check Google Maps)

Fees

No fees are required for this service.

Additional Information

  • After reviewing the request, the applicant receives a message to confirm whether the request has been approved or rejected.
  • This service is available online around the clock or by visiting the Public Prosecution building during the official working hours, from Sunday to Thursday from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.
  • This service requires 10 days to be completed.

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