El-Rufai approves release of 72 inmates in Kaduna

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, on Tuesday, approved the release of 72 convicts from Kaduna and Kafanchan prison as part of government’s efforts to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state and country at large.

Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Aisha Dikko, revealed that 69 of the convicts were released from Kaduna Correctional Centre while three were freed from the prison in Kafanchan.

“From the Kafanchan Custodial Centre, two inmates were freed with three months left on their sentence while one inmate was released based on old age,” she said.

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