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Governor Obiano grants pardon to 100 inmates of correctional centres

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Governor Willie Obiano has accepted to give pardon to one hundred inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centers in the State between January 2020 and April 2021.

While addressing a correspondent from to the ABS, the Anambra State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice,  Dr Uju Nwogu, stated that the pardon was granted based on those who met a specific criteria under the law such as those who have served more than half of their sentences and are well behaved, inmates convicted of simple offences and are of good behaviour, aged inmates who are over sixty-five  years, inmates who are very sick, suffering from infectious and terminal diseases, inmates who have almost served out their terms and those whose sentences also have options of fine.

Dr Nwogu urged the beneficiaries of such pardon to ensure they remain well behaved when they are reunited with the society.



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