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Told to surrender BMC schools, Mumbai jail authorities hunt for new quarantine facilities for new inmates

October 14, 2021 8:10 am

With schools reopening, Mumbai City collector Rajiv Nivatkar has asked officials at the Arthur Road Jail and Byculla Jail to surrender the school at Byculla S Bridge and Patanwala School back to the civic body.

Rioting at Byculla jail: Accused gets anticipatory bail

August 25, 2021 6:56 am

The court said that the investigating officer had not mentioned a single ground to arrest or interrogate her in custody and hence she could be given protection from arrest.

Byculla jail murder: Possibility of accused influencing jail inmates who are witnesses, says court while rejecting bail plea

February 05, 2021 7:37 pm

None of the accused in the case have been granted bail so far.

Sheena Bora case: Indrani's plea against wearing jail uniform rejected

January 19, 2021 10:47 pm

Mukerjea said that she is still an undertrial whose alleged crime is not proven and hence as per law should be presumed innocent till proven guilty.

Not 11,000, Maharashtra govt to release 17,000 inmates now after 185 positive cases detected in two jails

May 12, 2020 10:20 pm

A high-powered committee (HPC), formed as per Supreme Court directives to lay down steps to decongest prisons in the backdrop of the pandemic, held a meeting on Monday after 185 positive cases surfaced at Arthur Road Jail along with one case in Byculla Jail.

Mumbai: Woman inmate of Byculla jail tests positive for Covid-19

May 11, 2020 1:38 am

According to officials, the 54-year old inmate was referred to civic-run JJ Hospital last week after her oxygen saturation level fell below 90 per cent. While she tested negative on May 8, a subsequent test on Saturday showed her to be positive.

Five of Maharashtra's heavily overcrowded prisons go into lockdown

April 09, 2020 10:52 pm

Under the lockdown, no new inmates will be lodged in Arthur Road Jail, Byculla Jail, Thane Jail, Kalyan Jail and Yerawada Central Prison and medically examined prison staff will remain inside prison till further orders.

Byculla prison death: Trial begins, defence seeks permission to visit jail premises where Shetye was attacked

November 16, 2018 3:28 am

Six defence advocates representing as many accused moved a plea stating that since they would not get a sense of the place only based on the description of the jail, they should be permitted to access the premises for inspection allowing them to defend their clients better.

'Will CBI take responsibility if I die,' Indrani Mukerjea argues for bail plea in court

October 16, 2018 5:37 pm

The CBI had said that Indrani’s bail plea is “without merits” and done to delay the trial.

Mumbai: After tender mentions 'beef', BMC clarifies it meant buffalo meat

October 12, 2018 7:49 pm

The goof-up took place due to wrong translation of the term 'buffalo meat' as "beef" in the tender notice published in Gujarati and Hindi newspapers, a civic official said.