Bombay High Court agrees to hear petition for declaration that fines imposed on unmasked citizens were illegal

A Bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Makarand Karnik said that ordering a refund of fines will not be possible in a PIL as over 40 lakh citizens have been fined.
Bombay High Court, face masks
Bombay High Court, face masks

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a petition seeking a declaration that the collection of fines from citizens for not wearing masks by 'clean-up marshals' during COVID-19 lockdowns in Mumbai was illegal.

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