Public authority must state how investigation, prosecution would be impaired before denying info under S. 8(1)(h) of RTI Act: Delhi High Court

Under Section 8(1)(h) RTI Act, information which would impede the process of investigation or apprehension or prosecution of offenders is exempted from disclosure.
Right to Information Act
Right to Information Act

The Delhi High Court has ruled that whenever information is denied by invoking Section 8(1)(h) of the Right To Information Act, cogent reasons have to be given by the public authority to show how and why investigation or prosecution will get impaired or hampered by supplying it (Amit Kumar Srivastava vs CIC).

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