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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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.
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.