15 Inmate discharged under Justice for all programme

Fifteen inmates have been discharge at Tarkwa Prison under Justice For All (J4A) programme.

These prisoners are those whose cases have not been heard since their incarceration.

At its hearing at the Tarkwa Prisons Yesterday, 41 cases were called for hearing , six (6) were granted bail, bail conditions were change for nine (9), six (6) applications were refuse and discharges fifteen (15) and others to go home all in a view to decongestion the prison.

Appeal Court Judge, Justice Clement Hoenyenuga and High Court Judge, Hometowu Constant from Judicial Service sat and listened to all these cases.

Briefing the media, Justice Clement Hoenyenugah, an Appeal Court Judge, said those that were liberated must lean lesions from their mistakes and advice themselves not to repeat that again.

He therefore advice the youth among the inmate to use their youthful age to work hard for mother Ghana rather than involving themselves in stealing and robbery because it doesn’t befit well for their lives.

Again, Justice Clement Hoenyenugah advice the Circuit Courts Judges and the Prosecutors as well as Investigator to fast-truck those who’s deserve to be prosecute on time to decongest the prisons service.

According to ASP Blebo, the staff officer, Tarkwa Prisons, the total number of prisoners supposed to be accommodate the prison is hundred and fifty (150) plus. But as its stances now, the total number of prisoners is three hundred and twenty one (321) with hundred and ten (110) remand prisoner.

He said, this as a result, has contributed to a lots of skin and infectious disease in the prison.

He therefore commends Justice for All (J4A) for their tremendous effort to decongest Prisons in the country.


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