The family members of the fifteen undertrials in the Bhima Koregaon case have written to the Maharashtra chief minister, urging the authorities to grant interim bail to them. Most of the Bhima Koregaon undertrials suffer from co-morbidities that could lead to a severe case of COVID-19, according to the family members. The statement is reproduced below.
The Honorable CM, Maharshtra
Mr. Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray, CM Office, Mantralaya,
154, Madame Cama Rd, Churchgate, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400020
Subject: Plea for release of the Bhima Koregaon (BK) detainees during COVID-19 pandemic