Shelter Home Rape Case | Media restrained from telecasting the minor rape victims images: SC

As reported by media, Supreme Court restrained the telecasting of images and videos of the minor rape victims at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district by media.

The bench comprising of MB Lokur and Deepak Gupta, JJ, directed the media not to interview the victims and stated that “they cannot be compelled to relive trauma again and again.” The bench added that the images or videos should not be published in blurred or morphed form as well.

Hence, in this regard the Supreme Court bench has issued notices to the Bihar Government, Women and Child Development Ministry and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

[Source: Hindustan Times]

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