Bombay High Court issues notice to Mid-Day Publisher, Editor, Reporter for disclosing identity of juvenile

The bench noted that the tabloid breached the provisions of Section 74 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act of 2015 which prohibits disclosing the identity of children.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court last month issued show-cause notice to the publisher, editor and a reporter of tabloid, Mid-Day, seeking explanation on why contempt of court proceedings should not be initiated against them for publishing and disclosing the identity of a nine-year-old boy, who was booked in a criminal case [Akanksha Amol Kelkar vs State of Maharashtra].

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