Delhi High Court seeks Delhi Police stand on PIL alleging Information Technology Act not being invoked in cyber crimes

The petitioner said that Delhi Police is merely invoking provisions of the Indian Penal Code in cyber offences even though the IT Act has overriding effect.
Delhi HC, Delhi Police
Delhi HC, Delhi Police

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought Delhi Police's stand on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition alleging that provisions of the Information Technology Act (IT Act) are not being invoked in cases of cyber crime in the national capital [Ananya Kumar v Union of India & Ors].

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