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Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 808 prisoners

President Nana Akufo-Addo has granted amnesty to a total of 808 prisoners upon the recommendation of the Prisons Service Council and in consultation with the Council of State. The amnesty is also in accordance with Article 72 (1) of the Constitution, a statement from the Prisons Service stated. The categories …

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Forty-eight remand prisoners benefit from legal aid

A project that seeks to protect and improve the welfare of prisoners and ex-convicts has, within the period of 12-months, extended free legal services to 48 remand prisoners in and around Tamale. The project dubbed: “Harnessing Opportunities for Prison Ex-convicts” (HOPE), is an initiative of the Centre for Social Development …

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