Meghalaya High Court refuses to quash criminal case against journalist for Facebook post condemning violence against non-tribal people

The Court opined that the offence under Section 153A, IPC was prima facie made out as the Facebook post "apparently seeks to promote disharmony or feelings of enmity, hatred or ill-will between two communities."
Patricia Mukhim
Patricia Mukhim

The Meghalaya High Court has declined to quash a criminal case against Shillong based-journalist, Patricia Mukhim, for her Facebook post decrying violence against non-tribal people in the State. (Patricia Mukhim Vs. State of Meghalaya & 4 Ors.)

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