Friday, 22 May 2015

Many Prisoners in Anambra To Regain Freedom As Anambra State Chief Judge Announces Date to Visit Them


News48hrs.com

Prison inmates in Anambra State will soon regain freedom on amnesty as the Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice Peter Umeadi, on Friday, said he would visit three prisons situated in the state.

Justice Umeadi, had in a similar visitation in the recent past liberated some prisoners on what could be described as amnesty.

 Disclosing this to newsmen, the Chief Registrar of Anambra State High Court Barr. Mrs. Doris Ezeani, announced that the goal delivery exercise shall start at 10 o’clock in the morning at Onitsha prison on 1st June; Aguata prison on 3rd June; while that of Awka prison holds on 5th June.

Justice Umeadi added that the tour was in-line with judicial powers invested on him as the State Chief Judge, stressing that some detainees may gain justice but in accordance to the established law and degree of the offences committed.



Those to be freed according to our investigation may include inmates held hostage for minor offences, juvenile inmates, among others.



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