Connect with us

Asaba Metro News

Nigeria Prison

News

64 Prisoners Regain Freedom In Delta State


The Presidential Committee on Prisons Reform and Decongestion led by Hon. Justice I.U. Bello, the Chief Judge of FCT, Deputy Controller General of Prisons, Abubakar Garuba (DCG, OPS, CD) amongst other members secured the release of a total number of 64 prisoners from the Delta State Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service.

The Committee while reviewing the cases of the inmates decided to secure the release of some of the inmates on the conditions of ill health, old age and payment of fines. This they said is a way to decongest the prisons in the State.

ALSO READ:  Sir Obaweki Extols Dr Goodnews Agbi at 64

The break down of the inmates released from the various prisons across the state is as follows:

Warri Prison – 13

Sapele Prison – 15

Kwale  Prison – 8

Agbor Prison – 18

Ogwashi-Uku Prison – 10

Total 64 inmates.

Also present at the Committee’s sitting in the prisons were the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Delta State, Peter Mrakpor Esq., the Chief Judge of Delta State, Hon. Justice Marshal Umukoro (Represented) and the Controller of Prisons, Delta State Command, CP Sam I. Iyakoregha.

ALSO READ:  Ethiope East LG boss, Ofobrukueta hails Delta PDP Chairman, Esiso at 60

The Controller of Prisons appreciated the Committee and the State Government for this good gesture that would go a long way in decongesting the prisons in the State.


For advert placement, publication of news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials on this Website, kindly send mail to asabametro@gmail.com.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

More in News

Advertisement

TRENDING STORIES

Advertisement

LATEST STORIES

Advertisement
To Top