From toilet breaks to cancer tests, Bhima Koregaon accused in Pune prison forced to fight for basics
Scroll.in / By Mridula Chari
Yerawada Central Jail, Maharashtra’s largest prison, is notorious for its harsh treatment of prisoners.
Eighty-year-old Varavara Rao asked for a mattress to sleep on inside Pune’s Yerawada Central Jail last month. He was given extra blankets instead. When his lawyer challenged this in court, the authorities took back the blankets.