Can A Jailed Person Be Bailed?-Check Out Why Akuapem Poloo Was Released

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Netizens have reacted to the release of Akuapem Poloo after she was sentenced to 90 days of imprisonment on 3 charges

The Court presided over by Her Honour Mrs. Christiana Cann, sentenced Akuapem Poloo to 90 days on each count but the court said, the sentence must run concurrently.

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However, after some days in prison, Akuapem Poloo has been granted bail of GHC 80,000. This has made some netizens wonder if a person sentenced to prison can be granted bail.

But information according to Ghpage on its Instagram has it that, its legal for a person jailed to be granted bail if only its a short term

When the prison term is so short that by the time the Appeal is heard, the convict might have finished serving the sentence, bail is allowed