Police should be sensitive when freedom of speech is at stake: Bombay HC quashes FIR against music band accused of hurting religious sentiments

The Court quashed FIR against members of music band as it found no justification for the police to hurriedly register an FIR accusing the members of writing a song allegedly hurting religious sentiments
Police should be sensitive when freedom of speech is at stake: Bombay HC quashes FIR against music band accused of hurting religious sentiments

Police should be sensitive when registering the offence of outraging religious sentiments as freedom of speech and expression is at stake, the Goa Bench of Bombay High Court said on Friday quashing First Information Reports (FIR) filed in 2019 against members of an art-rock live performance project "Dastaan LIVE" (Sudheer Rikhari v. State of Goa).

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