115 Prisoners Released

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


File Photo Dr. Merera Gudina




Addis Abeba – Some 115 prisoners including Dr. Merera Gudina were released from Kilinto Prison today.

The prisoners were released following the decision and directives issued by EPRDF’s Executive Committee to drop charges on some political figures who have been charged of criminal activities.

Through the task force it has established, the Federal Attorney General has been working on the issues and announced Monday that a total of 528 ongoing cases were dropped.

Pursuant to the termination of the ongoing cases, 115 detainees including Dr. Merera Gudina and Dr. Rufael Disassa were released.

It is reported that the task force established to rectify matters related to miscarriage of justice has already prepared short, medium and long term strategy to ascertain the promotion of justice in the country.

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