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Kentucky man pardoned by former governor is back behind bars

A Kentucky man pardoned by former Governor Matt Bevin is back in jail. Johiem Bandy was 15 when he was convicted of robbery. But in 2019 he was pardoned before Bevin left office. Covington Police say the 20-year-old attacked his child’s mother with a gun. They say the woman managed to take the gun away from him and shot him. “This will be one of those cases where the victim isn’t really the victim in the story,” Asst said. Chief Brian Valenti, Covington Police. Bandy is charged with strangulation and domestic violence. He is due back in court next week.

A Kentucky man pardoned by former Governor Matt Bevin is back in jail.

Johiem Bandy was 15 when he was convicted of robbery.

But in 2019 he was pardoned before Bevin left office.

Covington Police say the 20-year-old attacked his child’s mother with a gun.

They say the woman managed to take the gun away from him and shot him.

“This will be one of those cases where the victim isn’t really the victim in the story,” Asst said. Chief Brian Valenti, Covington Police.

Bandy is charged with strangulation and domestic violence.

He is due back in court next week.

Richard Dement

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