COVID-19: Umahi Frees 33 convicts

April 17, 2020
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Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi has granted pardon unconditionally to 33 convicted prison inmates serving various jail terms at the Abakaliki and Afikpo Correctional Center.

This was made known by State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the State, Cletus Ofoke in Abakaliki, the State Capital.

He said that the decision to pardon the inmates was in line with the Federal Government policy to decongest the Correctional Centers.

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The Attorney General said that the pardon followed recommendations of the state advisory council.

He noted that the convicts include both male and female with cases ranging from stealing, burglary, assault to occasioning bodily harm among others.

According to him, those on death roll at the different Correctional Centers in the state were not considered.



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