It was an atmosphere of mixed feelings of both happiness and sadness at the Tamale Central Prisons as a butcher who has spent several months on remand for a crime he did not commit finally regained his freedom when the court discharged him unconditionally, a situation where the State Attorney was not opposed to the application. In fact those who stole the cow still walk free and had to pay the price. In a similar vein another 18 year old boy who was found in an area of a missing goat was also arrested and kept on remand for several months and was discharged by the court.
Imagine the phycological and emotional torture they must have gone through.
In all, 3 persons were Discharged, 13 were Granted Bail, 3 Applications were Refused and 1 Struck out, out of the Total of 20 Cases Filed by POS Foundation on behalf of these Remand Prisoners,
Thanking Her Ladyship the Chief Justice for her participation and opening of the programme
POS Foundation, the judges and other individuals present had to make donations to cater for the transport costs for those discharged to travel to their hometown since they had nothing on them.