SC asks U.P. govt. to submit medical records of Kappan
Kappan’s spouse lately wrote to CJI Ramana searching for his rapid launch from the hospital
The Supreme Court on Tuesday requested the Uttar Pradesh authorities to submit medical records of journalist Siddique Kappan who was arrested final 12 months.
Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) alleged that Kappan has been chained to a cot within the hospital he was admitted to after falling within the rest room and later testing optimistic for COVID-19.
A Bench led by Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana requested Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, showing for the State authorities, to file the medical records on April 28.
Mr. Mehta objected to the habeas corpus petition filed by the journalists’ union, saying Kappan was underneath judicial custody.
Advocate Wills Mathew, showing for KUWJ, stated that on April 20, Kappan fell within the rest room and on April 21 he was examined optimistic for Covid-19.
He added that in addition to the reduction being sought, Kappan must also be allowed to discuss to his mom through video convention.
Kappan’s spouse lately wrote to CJI Ramana searching for his rapid launch from the hospital, alleging that he was being “chained like an animal in a cot” there.
Raihanth Kappan claimed within the letter written to the CJI that Kappan acquired accidents on April 20 after falling within the jail rest room and was reported COVID-19 optimistic a day later.
She stated he was shifted to KM Medical College, Mathura, on April 21, the place he’s presently “chained like an animal in a cot of the hospital, without mobility, and he neither could take food nor could go to the toilet for more than 4 days, and is very critical.”