Kerala High Court orders release of COFEPOSA accused whose email representation went to spam folder of Detention Authority

To prevent such lapses in the future, the Court issued the guidelines to be followed by jail superintendents while forwarding representations to the concerned detention authority.
Kerala HC, Jail
Kerala HC, Jail

The Kerala High Court recently ordered the release of a man (detenue) detained under the under the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act (COFEPOSA Act) after it found that an e-mail representation sent by him to to the detention authority, had gone to the spam folder of the authority.

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