[Coronavirus] Consider releasing prisoners above 50 years, those with existing ailments on emergency parole/interim bail: PIL filed in SC
Tihar Jail in Delhi

[Coronavirus] Consider releasing prisoners above 50 years, those with existing ailments on emergency parole/interim bail: PIL filed in SC

The petitioner has made the plea given that elderly persons and those with underlying ailments have been identified as more likely to be affected by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court urging that authorities be directed to consider the release of prisoners above the age of fifty years or with existing medical conditions on emergency parole or interim bail amid the COVID19 pandemic.

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