Police cannot seize journalist's phone in violation of CrPC merely because it has information about a crime: Kerala High Court

Justice PV Kunhikrishnan stated that even if a journalist's phone is needed in connection with some criminal case, the proper procedure under the Code of Criminal Procedure must be followed by the police to seize it.
Journalist, Kerala High Court
Journalist, Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently held that a journalist's phone can be seized by the police only in accordance with the procedure prescribed by the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the same cannot be violated merely because the phone may contain some information about a crime [G Vishakan v State of Kerala].

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