Bombay HC directs State to ensure that seized PPE kits, masks, other essential commodities reach COVID-19 Frontline workers [Read Order]

The State had assured the Court that it was taking necessary steps and abiding by orders of passed by a competent authority under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 qua the disposal of the seized essential commodities.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to make all possible endeavours to ensure that stocks of essential protective equipment seized by investigating agencies in Maharashtra reach workers working on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19.

The Court made the observation while disposing of a plea seeking the distribution of seized sanitizers, face masks and PPE kits to doctors, medical staff, police officials and other 'Corona Warriors' such as sweepers, cleaners etc.

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