Telangana HC directs district decide to verify well-being of jailed ‘Atheist’ Bairi Naresh | Technoscoob

Telangana HC directs district judge to check well-being of jailed ‘Atheist’ Bairi Naresh

Hyderabad: A Telangana Excessive Court docket Single Bench of Justice Bollam Vijaysen Reddy heard the plea of Bairi Naresh and his spouse G. Sujatha on Tuesday. Final week, Mrs. Sujatha moved the Excessive Court docket alleging her husband was being stored in solitary confinement by the Cherlapally jail authorities.

‘Atheist’ Bairi Naresh was arrested by the Telangana police on 31 December for making derogatory feedback towards Lord Ayyappa and different Hindu deities.

Earlier, the court docket had directed the petitioner’s counsel, D. Suresh Kumar, to fulfill the petitioner in Cherlapally jail, inquire about his situation, and submit a report. Mr. Suresh Kumar knowledgeable the court docket that he met Bairi Naresh in Cherlapally jail. He additional stated Bairi Naresh was stored in solitary confinement in Manasa barrack the place normally 20 prisoners are lodged.

Counsel Suresh additional knowledgeable the court docket that solitary confinement is for convicted prisoners and never for undertrials. In the meantime, GP for Residence (prisons) Samala Ravinder knowledgeable the decide that the allegations are imprecise and arbitrary and that Bairi Naresh is stored in Manasa barrack the place undertrials are normally lodged.

In view of the risk to Bairi Naresh’s life, the jail authorities are very eager on his safety, knowledgeable GP Ravinder. Moreover, within the final 20 days, the jail authorities have permitted six mulaqats together with his relations and family. Bairi Naresh has free entry to the canteen and has cellphone facility, GP Ravinder instructed the court docket.

Additional, GP Ravinder knowledgeable the court docket that the jail authorities have agreed to maneuver Bairi Naresh from Manasa Barack to some other barrack, besides the Naxals barrack, that too, topic to the course of the court docket. After listening to each side, Justice Bollam Vijaysen Reddy directed the Medchal-Malkajgiri district court docket principal decide to assign a JFCM to examine the well-being and circumstances of Bairi Naresh in Cherlapally jail.

Additional, if potential he could also be shifted to a different barrack, following the jail guide and guidelines, he stated. Justice Bollam Vijaysen Reddy directed the principal district decide, Medchal-Malkajgiri court docket, to submit the report within the subsequent listening to.

The matter will subsequent come up on 31 January.

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