Seeking justice on social media should not be promoted: Srinagar Court grants Govt officer interim relief in suit against media outlet

"... these acts of recording a public servant inside the offices is something that should not be permitted or encouraged as the same may result in leaking/publishing of some confidential public records", the Court said.
Seeking justice on social media should not be promoted: Srinagar Court grants Govt officer interim relief in suit against media outlet
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A Srinagar Court recently expressed views against recording government officials without their consent, while they are in the office and performing their duties, opining that the same may amount to a gross violation of fundamental rights and also risk the leakage of confidential public records.

Munsiff Judge Shabir Ahmad Malik made pertinent remarks on the issue while restraining a media outlet, Straight Line News, from publishing any derogatory and defamatory statements/contents/news reports against a government official, Syed Althaf Ahmed (Syed Altaf Ahmad versus Straight Line News (TSL) and others).

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