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Mah: 11,000 prisoners released on parole

Nagpur, July 4 (UNI) In view of coronavirus outbreak, around 11,000 inmates have been released temporarily from Maharashtra's prisons so far to reduce crowd, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Saturday.
After visiting Nagpur central jail, Mr Deshmukh spoke to a section of media waiting outside the jail, where 41 inmates and 56 staff tested positive for coronavirus in a couple of days.
There are 37,000 inmates in Maharashtra's jails, he informed.
Of these, 11,000, including those facing up to seven years imprisonment, have been released on parole to maintain social distancing norms in prisons.
He further apprised that so far 414 prisoners have tested positive for coronavirus in the state and 281 of them have been released on parole.
A total of 162 jail staff have tested positive so far. Nine jails have been placed under lockdown to control the virus spread, the minister added.
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