• Adamawa CJ pardons 85, grants bail to 33 inmates

    Adamawa CJ pardons 85, grants bail to 33 inmates

    Adamawa Chief Judge, Justice Ishaya Banu, on Thursday, released 85 awaiting trial inmates in Jimeta Prison in Yola.

    Banu, who released the suspects during a jail delivery at the prison, also granted conditional bail to 33 others.

    The chief judge said that the measure was part of efforts to decongest prisons across the state, adding that the open sitting would continue in Jada and Numan prisons on Saturday, Oct. 15.

    He lauded the Jimeta prison authorities for the support and cooperation and tasked […]