Maharashtra: State starts releasing 11,000 inmates on bail, 79 from Yerawada prison to be released today

The committee was formed following directions of the Supreme Court to formulate guidelines to reduce overcrowding in jails to prevent spread of the infection. It had given its recommendations to the state government on Thursday.

Maharashtra: State starts releasing 11,000 inmates on bail, 79 from Yerawada prison to be released today
The released prisoners have been mandated to report at the local police station once every 30 days. (File)The DAY after announcing that nearly 11,000 inmates will be released from prisons across Maharashtra to reduce crowding amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) o… [+2098 chars]