[COVID-19] Random testing of inmates, temp prisons for quarantine and more: Bombay HC disposes of PILs re prison welfare with directions

Several measures suggested by the petitioners were accepted by the State. The Court has also directed the State to comply with the interim orders already passed in the matter for the welfare of prisoners.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court yesterday disposed of PILs filed alleging that there were inadequate facilities for the proper treatment of prisoners lodged in various correctional homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic (PUCL v State of Maharashtra).

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