Coronavirus: SC directs states, UTs to set up panel to consider release of prisoners on parole

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The Supreme Court on Monday directed all state governments and Union territories to set up high-level committees to determine the class of prisoners who could be released on parole for four to six weeks to safeguard them in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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