Montie 3 Pardon Mahama cracks under pressure to pardon Montie 3

A statement signed by the Communications Minister Dr Omane Boamah said the decision was taken on the advice of the Council of State.

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The infamous Montie trio have been pardoned by the president.

The trio were initially supposed to serve a four month jail term after they were sentenced by the Supreme Court on July 27, 2016.

This means they spent 27 days in jail.

The jailed Montie three, Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase alias ‘Mugabe’ were sentenced to four months in prison by the Supreme Court following contempt proceedings against them. The contempt proceedings came after the three threatened the lives of Supreme Court judges who sat on the Abu Ramadan and Gary Nimako versus the Electoral Commission case.

A petition book was subsequently opened by pro-government group Research and Advocacy Platform (RAP) to collect signatures of Ghanaians to implore the president to exercise his prerogative of mercy powers to free the three contemnors.

Those who signed the petition included the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hanna Tetteh, Minister of Children, Gender and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, the Minister of Education, Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang and her deputy, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa.

A counter petition has also been started by the opposition Progressive People's Party to urge the president not to pardon the trio.

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