A total of 11 prisoners were released on parole from Manipur Central Jail in Imphal on Thursday.
The jail inmates have been released as per the Supreme Court guidelines to decongest prisons in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Manipur Central Jail superintendent S Touthang said the they have has so far received release orders from different courts to release 34 jail inmates.
He said the jail authority released 11 inmates on parole on Thursday in the first phase.
The 11 inmates were handed over to their respective family members by Imphal East district police.
The state high power committee has recommended release of 65 jail inmates on parole.
The official said the process for releasing the other inmates was in the pipeline.