Allahabad HC Orders Release Of Prisoners To Unclog Jails In Uttar Pradesh

Posted  under  Top Stories, Legal,  by Dhruvik Patel  / 2 days ago

The Allahabad High Court ordered the release of a section of convicts, undertrials and those in jail for failing to pay fines in order to unclog prisons in Uttar Pradesh amid the surge of coronavirus cases, ANI reported. Judicial officers have been directed to release them on a parole or on final bail. The court also extended relief period of prisoners who are already on parole by another 60 days.