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Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI): In a bid to decongest jails across the state amid coronavirus outbreak, the Maharashtra government has decided to give "temporary parole" to 17,000 inmates out of 35,000 lodged in different jails.
New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): Delhi government on Monday told Delhi High Court that a meeting of the Sentence Review Board (SRB) was underway today to consider releasing eligible convicts in a bid to decongest jails amid the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): A public interest litigation (PIL) was moved in Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking directions to convene Sentence Review Board (SRB) meetings more frequently so more eligible inmates can be released from prisons in order to decongest the jails.
Updated : 9 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Mar 30 (ANI): The Madhya Pradesh government has amended the MP Prisoner's Leave Rules, 1989, allowing prisoners to be on parole for a maximum of 60 days. This step is being taken to decongest jails in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak.
Updated : 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Delhi government on Monday told Delhi High Court that it has decided to decongest all the jails in the national capital in a bid to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar 23 (Sputnik/ANI): The Afghan authorities on Sunday decided to release "a number of prisoners" as part of measures undertaken to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country, the presidential palace said in a statement.