As the country is celebrating 53 years of Independence, President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has pardoned 378 prisoners.
This has been disclosed in a press statement signed by Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security Samuel Madula made available to faceofmalawi reporter.
‚ÄúThe Prisoners who have been pardoned are those who charged with minor offences have demonstrated good behavioural reform or are chronically ill.
‚ÄúThe Pardon of the 378 prisoners by His Excellency the President is a symbol of forgiveness during this year‚Äôs Republic Celebrations,‚ÄĚ reads in part the statement.
Malawi celebrated this year‚Äôs 53 Independence Day Celebration on July 6, 2017 in the capital Lilongwe.
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