Harsh realities not considered: Kerala High Court hears plea challenging GO for return of prisoners released on parole amid COVID-19

"It's simple mathematics", the petitioner's counsel argued, while raising concern over possible overcrowding in jails amid the pandemic if prisoners were compelled to return.

The Kerala High Court has reserved for orders a batch of petitions filed by on-parole prisoners challenging the Kerala government's order directing the return to prison of on-parole prisoners released amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Saidalavi @Bava v. State of Kerala and connected matters)

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