896 prisoners granted amnesty by Prez Mahama

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President John Dramani Mahama has granted amnesty to a total of 896 prisoners.
A Flagstaff House release gave a breakdown of the freed prisoners as follows:

  1. 813 first offenders
  2. 16 seriously ill
  3. 63 aged 70 years and above
  4. 1 double amputee
  5. 3 on death row life imprisonment

The prisoners were freed in commemoration of the 56th Republic Day celebration on July 1.
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