Furlough granted to prisoner cannot be halted citing Model Code of Conduct: Bombay High Court

The Jail Superintendent of the Aurangabad Central Jail had refused to release a convict despite the DIG (Prison) having approved his furlough.
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently took exception to Harsul Central Prison Superintendent's refusal to release a convict on furlough citing the Model Code of conduct (MCC) for the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections [Ganesh Bhaurao Ghatol vs State of Maharashtra].

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