In a time of scarce resources for various development projects in Ghana and many African countries, custodial sentencing remains the go-to mode of conviction.

Today, the host of the Law on JoyNews, Samson Lardy Anyenini focused on how this phenomenon of community service can be explored to ease the pressure and the dynamics that come to play.

He will be joined by Programmes Manager for CHRI’s Africa Office, Esther Ahulu, legal practitioner Martin Kpebu and Executive Director for Crime Check Foundation, Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng.

Playback: The Law discusses community sentencing as punishment