J&K HC told 22 PSA detainees and 41 subsequent released to sight of Covid

SRINAGAR: Up to 22 people detained under the Security Law and subsequent 41 have been released from different of the following high-power addresses to decongest prisons in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the J&khighcourtwasinformed.

inastatementfiledwiththehconapril7,thej&kvdirectorgeneralofprisonssaidthatwhilethe22weredetainedunderpsaaftertheannulmentonaugust5lastyear,the41inmatesfacetrialinvarioussectionsfromcrpc.

singhfurthertoldthecourtthattheparolesanctionhasbeengrantedto19prisonersandtwoofthemhavebeenreleasedsofar.healsofiledincourtdetailsaboutj&kpeoplehousedinsixupjailsandtwoharyanajails.

thehcrequestedreportsfromdgprisonsonthewell-beingofdetaineesinvariousjailswithinj&kandoutsideut.

thehchasnoworderedthej&kgovernmenttosubmitanotherreportregardingthereleaseofprisonersinaccordancewiththecommittee'sinstructionsatthenexthearingdatelaterthismonth.

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