Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 808 prisoners



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President Akufo Addo has granted presidential amnesty to 808 prisoners upon recommendation  from the Prisons Council Service and in consultation with the Council of State .

According to a statement signed by Patrick Darko Missah,  Director General of Prisons, beneficiaries include 783 first offenders , 11 seriously ill persons, 7 inmates on death row to be commuted  to life imprisonment , 4 inmates  serving life sentence  to have sentence  commuted to 20 years  definite term  and 3 very old prisoners(70 years abd above)

 

Below is the full statement:

 

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com