Breaking news!!! Obiano grants pardon to 71 convicts...see


 


Breaking news!!! Obiano grants pardon to 71 convict's....see


Jan. 1, 2018 -- The Anambra State Awka Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has granted varying levels of pardon to no fewer than 71 convicted prisoners.

This is aimed at Obiano grants pardon to 71 convicts the 2018 New Year celebrations.

Of the number, 58 of them had been serving various jail terms for criminal offences that include stealing, assault, arson, malicious damages, kidnapping, rape and fraud.

The convicts are to be released immediately as directed by Gov. Obiano.

According to Anambra State Government statement, the Anambra State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy made the recommendations in writing to Gov. Obiano.

Some of the pardoned include, eight murder convicts, whose sentences have been commuted to life, with two recommended for psychiatric homes.

Two of such offenders had spent 14 years each, one spent 10 years, two, nine years each, while one had spent five and another two spent three years each.

The convicts were among prisoners serving various jail terms at various Federal Prisons at Awka, Aguata, Onitsha and Nnewi.

The convicts, who received reprieve, also include four others, two of who were murder convicts and two convicts of armed robbery, currently serving their terms at the Enugu Prisons.

While three are to be released, one has his 21 year-term commuted to 10 year prison sentence.

However, one Chukwuma Chukwunwike convicted of manslaughter, and whose sentence is for life jail, has now been commuted to 21 year term.

Here is a comprehensive list of all 71 cases:

 

 

ANNEXURE A

 

MOSES NWANNA AFOCHA

48YRS

A/71C/03

MURDER

18/4/16

ATM3YRS/CC1 YR 3 MONTHS

14 YRS

LIFE IMPRISONMENT

 

REGINALD AGODI

52YRS

AG/1C/04

MURDER

26/06/13

ATM 9YRS/CC 5YRS

14 YRS

LIFE IMPRISONMENT

 

PASCHAL OKOLI

36YRS

AG/1C/07

MURDER

28/1/11

ATM14YRS/CC

6YRS

10YRS

LIFE IMPRISONMENT REFERRED TO PSYCHIATRIC HOME

 

EMMANUEL OSITA KAINE

36YRS

0/4C/14

MURDER

29/6/13

ATM1YR/CC 1YR 3MONTHS

2YRS 3 MONTHS

LIFE IMPRISONMENT REFERRED TO PSYCHIATRIC HOME

 

KANAYO ARINZE

76YRS

A/50C/08

MURDER

04/3/14

ATM 6YRS/CC/3YRS 3 MONTHS

9YRS

LIFE IMPRISONMENT

 

NICHOLAS ANAMENE

83YRS

HIH/3C/14

MURDER

3/9/14

ATM 1YR/CC 2YRS 3 MONTHS

3YRS 3 MONTHS

LIFE IMPRISONMENT

 

CHINEDU ONYEKWELU

38YRS

0/19C/08

MURDER

25/5/13

ATM 5YRS/CC 4YRS

9 YRS

LIFE IMPRISONMENT

 

ELISHA PETERS

43YRS

A/34C/12

MURDER

25/4/10

ATM 4YRS/CC 1 YR

 

LIFE IMPRISONMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEXURE B

 

S/N

NAME

CHARGE NO.

STATE/LGA

OFFENCE

RECOMMENDATION

 

Okwudili Okoye

AG/74C/2005

Ogbu Orumba

Armed Robbery

Release

 

Chinonso Nwokeji

HIH/2C/2007

Umudim Ukwu Ogboro Isi-ala

Murder

Release

 

Uchenna Ikpondu

O/16C/2008

Ohofia

Murder

Release

 

Echezona Omekanne

AG/5C/2003

Nnewi South

Armed Robbery

21 years commuted to 10 imprisonment

 

 

 

 

AWKA PRISON

 

S/N

Name

Charge No.

State/LGA

Offence

Recommendation

 

Onyebuchi Okafor

AG/21C/09

Ekwulobia

Arson

Release

 

Kenneth Ejike

MAW/248C/16

Nando

Stealing

Release

 

Chukwuemeka Ojukwu

MNJ/16C/17

Enugwu-Agadi

Assault Occasioning harm

Release

 

Onyeka Okadigbo

MCA/32C/16

Achalla Awka North

Stealing

Release

 

Godwin Onyenekwe

MNJ/10C/17

Umubom Imo State

Held in place of sun

Release

 

Ikechukwu Ezedike

MNJ/76C/17

-

Malicious damage/intimidation

Release

 

 

 

AGUATA PRISON

 

S/N

Name

Charge No.

State/LGA

Offence

Recommendation

 

Victor Ohatu

MU/18C/17

Umunze

Stealing

Release

 

Onugbu Makuachukwu

MU/18/2017

Umuomaku

Stealing

Release

 

Ifeanyi Okafor

HN/IC/2017

Oraifite Anambra

Sec. 353(12) stealing

Release

 

Ozoemena Obinwa

MAG/IIIC/2014

Agulu Uzoigbo Anambra

Stealing and store breaking

Release

 

Emmanuel Odii

MOZ/90C/2011

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