Mahama Grants Amnesty to 896 prisoners

President John Dramani Mahama in commemoration of the 56th Republican Anniversary which was observed last Friday, granted amnesty to a total of eight hundred and ninety-six (896) prisoners.

The freed prisoners included;  813 First Offenders, 16 seriously ill ones, 63 aged  who are 70 years and above 63, one amputee under special case and 3 persons on death row commuted to life imprisonment.

This was contained in a statement issued and signed by the Flagstaff House Communications Bureau.

By: Ghana/