Hyderabad, July 25
Family members of poet Varavara Rao, accused within the Elgar Parishad case, have moved the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) looking for a path to a Mumbai hospital, the place he’s being handled for Covid-19, and the jail authorities to offer “transparent” updates on his well being standing.
The petition filed on Friday acknowledged that the household was compelled to strategy the rights physique as they had been denied any details about his situation or his remedy on the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.
“Denial of any information on Rao’s health is a direct violation of NHRC’s July 13 order, whereby it had specifically directed the prison authorities to provide all necessary medical care and assistance to the poet with intimation to his family members,” they added.
Seeking NHRC’s intervention, the household sought official updates on his well being and line of remedy each six hours. Rao is behind bars for about 22 months and had approached the particular NIA court docket, looking for bail on medical grounds and the prevailing Covid-19 scenario. — PTI