Varavara Rao released from hospital after Covid-19 treatment, sent back to jail
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Rao’s family claimed they were not informed of his discharge on Thursday.
Telugu poet-activist Varavara Rao was on Thursday discharged from Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai, after being treated for the coronavirus, and sent back to Taloja Jail, the Hindustan Times reported quoting South Region Prisons Inspector General Deepak Pandey.
Varavara Rao discharged from Nanavati Hospital, returns to Taloja jail
Hindustan Times / by Vijay Kumar Yadav
Telugu poet P Varavara Rao, 81, one of the accused arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the Elgar Parishad case, was discharged from Nanavati Hospital on Thursday afternoon. Rao was admitted there on July 19 after he tested positive for Covid-19. He has been taken back to Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai, where he was earlier lodged.