7.6.8 Against Forceful Vaccination of Prisoners (Bombay HC POCSO Special Court Case No. 263 of 2015 dt. 24-08-2021)
Bombay HC POCSO Special Court Case No. 263 of 2015 dt. 24-08-2021 in the matter of The State of Through J.J. Marg Police Station vs. Pankaj Arjun Koli
Bombay Sessions Court has Issued Notice To Jail Authority directing them to Investigate and Prosecute Doctors and Police Officers Involved in forced Vaccination of Victim in Judicial custody.
In his Petition, Victim has prayed for prosecution of Doctor and concerned Police officer under section 336, 323, 319, 321, 307, 166, 109, 120(B) & 34 of Indian Penal Code, under Atrocities Act, section 145(2) of Maharashtra Police Act, section 51, 54, 55, 56, 58 of Disaster Management Act, 2005.
The victim belonging to Scheduled Caste Community was vaccinated against his will and without informing him of the dangerous side effects of the vaccines. He has claimed Rs. 5 Crores interim compensation.
If the victim dies after vaccination then concerned doctor and other officers will also charged for murder as per section 302 of IPC.