Freedom of press indispensable to democracy: Calcutta High Court while granting anticipatory bail to journalist

The Court was told that the journalist was falsely implicated in a criminal case after he took videos of illegal mining activities.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

Freedom of the press is indispensable to democracy, observed the Calcutta High Court recently while granting anticipatory bail to a journalist who was booked in an extortion case after he shot videos on illegal mining [Ranjit Das vs State of West Bengal]

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