- Popular reality show star, Kim Kardashian, is showing how passionate she is about criminal reform in America
- The celebrity has been instrumental in the release of inmates from prison
- David Jassy had spent 11 years of his 15-to-life sentence after killing someone in a road rage incident
In life people make mistakes, some graver than others. It is a known saying that where there is no law, there is no sin. Fortunately, many societies have laws guiding them and make sure to punish offenders who have been found guilty.
Just as there is a punishment for every crime, human beings also deserve second chances, especially when they have shown remorse and have taken up better behaviour.
That appears to be the case of one David Jassy, who was in prison for killing a 55-year-old in a road rage in 2008.
According to reports from Metro UK, Jassy had hit the curb and the 55-year-old protested about the right of pedestrians. Eye-witnesses at the scene said that Jassy reacted violently by kicking Osnes in the head before speeding off.
Jassy has now spent 11 out of his 15-to-life sentence before the help from Kim Kardashian and Jessica Jackson, a human rights lawyer.
The young man was released after launching a music programme for other inmates in prison. Jessica worked closely with him and his actions showed rehabilitation and great remorse.
Speaking exclusively with Metro, Jessica spoke on some of the things Jassy had done while in prison.
She said: “He had a music programme inside of the prison so I spent a lot of time with him over at the music programme, where he was mentoring youth who were inside of the prison.
"I think it just was such a compelling story and in such a compelling case and I saw all the kids done to rehabilitate himself.
"When I got the call saying that they were letting him out on Friday 3 April, I mean I was in tears.
"I called Kim right away, woke her up from a nap and we were just balling on the phone like, 'Oh my God, David’s coming home'."
Jessica said that Jassy is perhaps the sixth or seventh person who has been released after Kim advocated for them.
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