His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio last evening gave presidential pardon to 214 prison inmates across the country.

The pardoned inmates were selected based on their conduct, attitude and medical records while serving jail terms for crimes they were alleged to have committed.

The presidential pardon featured the Freetown Correctional Centre on Pademba road, Makeni Correctional Centre, Magburaka Correctional Centre, Mafanta Correctional Centre, Kabala Correctional Centre, Kambia Correctional Centre, Port Loko Correctional Centre, Bonthe Correctional Centre, Moyamba Correctional Centre, Pujehun Correctional Centre, Bo Correctional Centre, Mattru Jong Correctional Centre, Kenema Correctional Centre, Kailahun Correctional Centre and Sefadu Correctional Centre respectively.