• Kaduna frees 15 inmates to decongest prison

    Kaduna frees 15 inmates to decongest prison

    The Kaduna State Committee on Prisons Decongestion on Friday said it had set free 15 inmates from the Kaduna Central Prison. The committee’s chairperson, Amina Dyeris-Sijuwade, who is also the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, said in a statement that the gesture was part of the ongoing prison decongestion exercise.

    According to the statement, signed by her Media Assistant, Barau Emmanuel, most of the freed inmates, including a female, were first-time offenders held for non-capital offences. “The committee also reviewed […]