Citizens Appeal: Release Sudha Bharadwaj, Shoma Sen From Covid-19 Hit Byculla Jail [read letter]

Citizens Appeal: Release Sudha Bharadwaj, Shoma Sen From Covid-19 Hit Byculla Jail [read letter]

Sudha Bharadwaj, Shoma Sen

The Citizen / by Concerned Citizen

660 concerned citizens from all walks of life have written to the High Powered Committee comprising Justice AA Sayed,Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Sanjay Chahande, Director General of Prisons SN Pandey, Maharasthra urging them to temporarily release Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj and Professor Shoma Sen from Byculla Jail, Mumbai, due to rampant COVID-19 spread within the prison.
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25/05/2020

Over 600 citizens call for temporary release of Sudha Bharadwaj, Shoma Sena from jail

Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff

They have been booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for their alleged role in the Bhima Koregaon violence case.
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Over 600 Citizens Call for Temporary Release of Sudha Bharadwaj, Shoma Sen From Byculla Jail

The Wire / by The Wire Staff

The signatories pointed out that Bharadwaj and Sen were suffering from multiple ailments, making them vulnerable to COVID-19.
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