Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 794 prisoners

Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 794 prisoners

His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has partially granted amnesty to 794 deserving prisons in the country.

This move forms part of government’s efforts to ensure the prisons are decongested.

In a statement signed by the Director-General of the Ghana Prisons Service, Patrick Darko Missah, the groupings comprise 772 first offenders, 16 very old prisoners, and four seriously ill inmates.

Two death sentence have also been commuted to life imprisonment, the press release explained.

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