Bombay High Court orders ₹2 lakh compensation to music teacher illegally detained by Police

The order was passed after a woman moved the High Court claiming that her husband was detained for a bailable offence and illegally harassed despite offering to pay the amount required for his release on bail.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently directed the Maharashtra government to pay ₹2 lakh as compensation to the family of a music teacher who was illegally detained by the Mumbai Police in connection with a bailable offence despite offering to pay the bail amount. [Neelam Nitin Sampat v. State of Maharashtra & Ors.]

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