Manjula Shetye custodial death: Bombay HC rejects bail application of accused jailor and jail staff

Bar & Bench July 9 2019
Manjula Shetye custodial death: Bombay High Court

Omkar Gokhale

The Bombay High Court on Monday rejected the bail application filed by Jail Superintendent Manisha Pokharkar and five other jail officials accused of murdering a Byculla jail inmate Manjula Shetye on June 23, 2017.

While rejecting the bail plea, Justice Revati Mohite DereĀ observed that the trial is in progress at the lower court and that the three witnesses, who are inmates, have already deposed before the court. The Court said that if the accused are released on bail, they can . . .

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