[BREAKING] Accused entitled to have his name redacted from court orders once acquitted: Madras High Court on Right to be Forgotten

A person who was accused of committing an offence and who was subsequently acquitted will be entitled to have his name redacted from orders to protect his right of privacy, the Court said.
[BREAKING] Accused entitled to have his name redacted from court orders once acquitted: Madras High Court on Right to be Forgotten
Madurai bench of Madras High Court and Justice N. Anand Venkatesh

An accused person who is eventually acquitted of all charges would be entitled to have his name redacted from court orders (pertaining to the crime he was earlier accused of) in order to protect his right to privacy, the Madras High Court observed on Friday.

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