[MLC elections] Supreme Court refuses to allow Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh to vote; but will examine law on rights of imprisoned MLAs to vote

Malik is presently in judicial custody for his alleged involvement in a money laundering case while Deshmukh is in custody in a corruption case.
Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh and Supreme Court
Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant interim relief to Maharashtra cabinet minister Nawab Malik and former State home minister Anil Deshmukh, seeking temporary release from jail for a day to cast vote in the upcoming Maharashtra Member of Legislative Council (MLC) elections.

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