Plea to have reformed criminals pardoned twice a year

From left: Power of Mercy Advisory Committee (Pomc)  Member Hassan Abdi, Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Director Ann Okutoyi and Pomac CEO Dr Lydia Muriuki during a public hearing on the review of laws relating to President's Power of Mercy in Isiolo town.

Photo credit: Waweru Wairimu | Nation Media Group

Isiolo residents want the President’s Power of Mercy for granting pardon to reformed and rehabilitated criminal offenders conducted twice a year to help decongest the already overwhelmed prisons to stem the spread of Covid-19.

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