UP govt to release 11,000 prisoners for 8 weeks to contain spread of Covid-19

UP govt to release 11,000 prisoners for 8 weeks to contain spread of Covid-19

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to release 11,000 prisoners for 8 weeks so spread of covid-19 can be limited in jails. The prisoners have been sentenced for less than 7 years will be released starting Monday.