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38 prisoners freed in Ogun State

04 May 2015, 16:24

Ogun - 38 inmates, who were awaiting trial in all the five prison facilities in Ogun State have been granted amnesty by the Chief Judge of Ogun State, Justice Olatokunbo Olopade, Vanguard reports.

The Chief Judge, who paid a two-day courtesy visit to the facilities, lamented that the strike embarked upon by judicial workers, which was recently called off, delayed the exercise.

Also read: Ogun CJ sets free13 prisoners

Olopade pardoned six inmates, who were awaiting trial at Ilaro Prison, while she set free 15 inmates at Ibara Prison.

Twelve were freed by the Chief Judge at Oba Prison in Obafemi-Owode Local Government, while three and two were freed at Ijebu and Sagamu, respectively.

Read more at Vanguard

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