Sharjah to let male prisoners meet their wives in private

Sharjah authorities have decided to allow prisoners to meet their wives privately on the ground this will have positive effect on both the inmates and their families.

?Al Khilwa Al Sharia? legal intimate meeting will be enforced in a new central prison, which is about to be completed, said Colonel Aref Al Shareef, director of the punitive and rehabilitation institutions in Sharjah.

?The first phase of the new prison buildings will be completed before the end of this year.?It will meet international human rights standards and will comprise rooms assigned for meetings between inmates and their wives as well as children?s entertainment centres?.