Bhima Koregaon: Bombay High Court asks NIA, State if Varavara Rao's family can see him in the COVID-19 speciality hospital

Rao's family had also sought transparent and regular updates to be given on Rao's health, submitting that most of the information as regards his medical condition was secured by his family only through secondary sources.
Bhima Koregaon: Bombay High Court asks NIA, State if Varavara Rao's family can see him in the COVID-19 speciality hospital

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the State of Maharashtra and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take instructions on the plea seeking permission for poet Varavara Rao's family to see him at the hospital from a reasonable distance.

Rao who was lodged in Taloja jail was taken to a medical facility last week after he had fallen ill. Subsequently, he tested positive for COVID-19 and as of now is admitted at the Nanavati Hospital of Mumbai, which is a COVID-19 speciality hospital.

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