Delhi Court today issued three main directions on the plea of Rahul Mehra, advocate of Satyendar Jain, who is in judicial custody.
Following Delhi Minister Satyendar Jains plea against the Tihar jail authorities for not providing him basic food items, a Delhi court has directed Tihar Jail to continue wth the diet, which was being given to accused-applicant satyendra Jain.
Earlier the Tihar Jail submitted his reply to the court that evrything is being giving to him as usual.
Jain had earlier appealed against the Tihar jail authorities for not providing him food items as per his religious beliefs and not allowing any medical check-up, which is said to be due since last month. the court said let the medical report be also filed of accused-applicantgiving details as per rule 313 of delhi prision rules 2018, weight at present
Satyendra jain advocate said that he is still an undertrial prisoner and not a convict, and he cannot be treated this way and made to starve or relinquish his religious beliefs and be denied his basic medical needs.
His application also stated that for the last 12 days, the jail authorities have stopped serving him raw fruits, vegetables and dry fruits, prescribed by his doctors.
In May this year, Satyendra Jain was arrested for money laundering charges and last week the court denied him bail.