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Release of prisoners to prevent spread of COVID-19 in prisons

Various prisons across India are set to release nearly 34,000 prisoners after the Supreme Court’s suggestion in March. This measure is being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Challenges This step is being taken in many countries across the world. Recently, Indonesia released 30,000 prisoners. In March, a WHO guidelines document listed the following ..



Parole: Explained

Parole is a system of conditional release of a prisoner for a set period of time subject to behaviour and requires periodic reporting to the authorities. How Parole is different from furlough? Furlough is given in case of long-term imprisonment. A prisoner is entitled to be released on furlough for 14 days in a year. ..