Bangalore Riots: Names will go viral; may offend Right of Privacy, Karnataka HC rejects plea seeking publication of names of accused

The petitioner advocate had prayed for the publication of the names of the accused persons on the official website of the Bengaluru City Police.
Bangalore Riots: Names will go viral; may offend Right of Privacy, Karnataka HC rejects plea seeking publication of names of accused
Bangalore Riots 2020

The Karnataka High Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking to give wide publicity to the names of accused persons arrested in connection with the Bangalore Riots that took place on August 11.

The petitioner advocate had prayed for the publication of the names of the accused persons on the official website of the Bengaluru City Police. As many as 71 FIRs were registered against a number of accused.

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