Prison in a very sorry state of affairs: Bombay HC takes note of low COVID-19 test rate, insufficient space for quarantine in prisons

The High Court was informed that four deaths had occurred in the prisons and that the swab samples collected after their death revealed that they were suffering from COVID-19.
Arthur Road Jail
Arthur Road Jail

The Bombay High Court yesterday noted that the prisons in the state reflected a very sorry state of affairs amid the COVID-19 pandemic while taking note of the Report submitted by the ADG (Prisons) on the Court's order (PUCL and Anr v Union of India).

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