Bar & Bench / by Neha Joshi
Why can telephone conversations not be reintroduced, might reduce footfall in prison, the division bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and NR Borkar mused.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked Maharashtra prison authorities to clear their stand on whether Bhima Koregaon violence accused Gautam Navlakha is entitled to make telephonic and/or video conference calls from prison.
Update by Bar & Bench (Jul 13, 2022)
+++ Bombay High Court adjourns hearing on the application filed by Bhima Koregaon accused Gautam Navlakha seeking access to telephonic facilities in prison by a week +++
● ‘Emotional Torture’: Why Don’t Indian Jails Give Inmates a Right to Phone Calls? (The Quint / Nov 2021)
● Kin of jailed activists write to authorities to not discontinue telephone calls (Sabrangindia / Oct 2021)