Father of Rona Wilson, activist jailed in Elgar Parishad case, passes away
The Indian Express / by Express News Service
Wilson had last met him in April 2018 when he had visited Kerala. His lawyers will be approaching the court seeking temporary bail so that he can travel to his home for the final rites.
Father of jailed activist Rona Wilson, who was arrested in 2018 over his alleged involvement in the Elgar Parishad case, passed away on Wednesday at his residence in Alappuzha. He was 84.
Jailed activist Rona Wilson’s father passes away
Sabrang India / by Adeeti Singh
Jacob Wilson, father of Rona Wilson, breathed his last on August 18, in the absence of his son who is imprisoned in the Bhima Koregaon violence case since 2018. He was reportedly not keeping well, but refused hospitalisation.
Many other accused persons in the Bhima Koregaon case have experienced similar loss and grief.
▪ In Bhima-Koregaon Case, More Damning Signs of Planted Evidence. A new report from a US-based digital forensics company has said a hacker planted 22 “incriminating” files in activist Rona Wilson’s computer. (article 14, April 2021)
▪ From the Other Side of the Bars – Rona Wilson’s quiet commitment to prisoners’ rights (The Caravan, March 2019)