Provide medical assistance to Safoora Zargar and other pregnant prisoners in jail: Chairperson, High Powered Committee directs DG (Prisons)

Provide medical assistance to Safoora Zargar and other pregnant prisoners in jail: Chairperson, High Powered Committee directs DG (Prisons)
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Chairperson of the High Powered Committee consituted to monitor the condition of jails in Delhi during COVID-19, Justice Hima Kohli has directed the Director General (Prisons) Delhi to provide adequate medical assistance and diet to Jamia student, Safoora Zargar and other pregnant prisoners in jail.

Justice Kohli is also the Executive Chairperson of Delhi State Legal Services Authority.

Zargar was arrested on April 13 by Delhi Police on the ground that she was one of the organisers of an anti-CAA protest and road blockade at Jafrabad Metro station in Delhi in February.

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