[BREAKING] Madras HC to consider creation of dedicated police wing to take suo motu action on offences reported on social media, newspapers
N Kirubakaran and B Pugalendhi

[BREAKING] Madras HC to consider creation of dedicated police wing to take suo motu action on offences reported on social media, newspapers

The Court made the suggestion while registering a suo motu case in the wake of a newspaper report titled "Despite viral video, no action taken against TN cop who demanded sex with Narikurava woman."

In a development which could have significant ramifications, the Madras High Court on Friday registered a suo motu case to consider the question of whether law enforcement authorities should create a dedicated wing to take suo motu action against offences based on reports on social media and newspapers/ television, without waiting for a formal complaint.

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