Unable to pay Rs.10,000 bail amount, spend 19 years in jail

Arrested while five months pregnant, she gave birth to Kanhaiya while incarcerated, after which mother and son were sent to the Nari Niketan prison in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.Mrs Kumari has denied any involvement in the historic murder case in the village of Mahrauni in Aligarh.

Mrs.Vijaya kumari, 48, who was arrested in 1993 in relation to a case involving the murder of one of her neighbours in India’s Aligarh district.

Mrs Vijaya Kumari was granted bail by a court in 1994, but her husband refused to post the 10,000 rupee bail money.She was granted bail in 1994 but – abandoned by her husband – was unable to provide the 10,000 rupee surety required to secure her freedom. Now she has been reunited with her son, after he worked to earn the bail money and lobbied a High Court for his mother’s release.

Kanhaiya Kumari, 19, was born in prison to Vijaya kumari, Kanhaiya was sent to a juvenile remand home in Lucknow at the age of 11, where he spent seven years before his release last year.

As soon as he was allowed to leave the home, Kanhaiya got a job in a factory and set about earning the bail money to free his mother.

He lobbied the Allahabad High Court for Mrs Kumari’s release, and she was finally granted bail and reunited with her son outside the prison walls on May 5.

The teenage son of a woman who has languished in jail for almost two decades in India for the want of Rs.10,000.00 in bail money has finally secured his mother’s release.

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‘Vijaya’s story is amazing. Her son, born in jail, finally brought her out,’ said Nari Niketan superintendent Shashi Srivastava.

This is Indian Law system, and speedy trial. exclaimed common man.

4 thoughts on “Unable to pay Rs.10,000 bail amount, spend 19 years in jail

  1. Dear Indian

    You have been doing this terrific job for more than a decade !! keep up the good work. You are an inspiration and a pioneer

    Many times when I see Mark Zukerberg on TV I think of you .. I am NOT joking

    regards
    vinayak

  2. sad to see this woman in Jail for so long

    But what about that murder case ? who got murdered ? was that another case where the police messed it up?

    regards
    vinayak

  3. No place of poor people in this society! Greedy people will snatch every thing out of you if you don’t put up a good fight. Tolerance become ignorance and destroy you finally – choice is yours!

  4. Is desh me jungle raaj hai. Koi insano ka kanoon yahan nahi chalta hai

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