Delhi HC issues notice in plea to declare Prison Conjugal Visits a fundamental right

Aditi Singh May 31 2019
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The Delhi High Court today issued notice in a plea seeking to declare conjugal visits in prison as a fundamental right of the prisoner and his/her spouse.

The petition thus seeks to set aside Rule 608 of the Delhi Prison Rules, 2018 which allows “interview” in the presence of a prison officer insofar as meeting with one’s spouse is concerned.

Notice was issued to the Delhi Government by a Division Bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon . . .

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