The President of the Republic of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama has in consultation with the Council of State and in exercise of his constitutional powers under Article 72 of the constitution pardoned the Montie three contemnors.
According to a statement signed by the Minister for Communications, Dr Omane Boamah the remission is effective 26th August 2016.
YEN.com.gh has compiled some reasons why we think the president pardoned the trio based on inferences made from a statement released by the Ministry of Communications.
1. Compassionate grounds
According to the president, he pardoned the contemnors on ‘compassionate’ grounds. Compassion would usually be given for convicts with serious ill health such as cancer.