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BREAKING: Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 808 prisoners to curb spread of covid-19

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His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has granted Amnesty to 808 convict prisoners.

Upon recommendation by prisons service on measures to fight Covid-19, the President in accordance with Article 72 (1) of the constitution has granted Amnesty to 808 prisoners.

The categories of the convicts affected by the decision include, First Offenders, Seriously ill, inmates on death row to be commuted to life imprisonment, inmates serving life sentence to have commuted to 20 years definite term and very old prisoners (70 years and above)

See official statement below

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Source: vibeweek.com

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