Sushant Singh Rajput case: Bombay High Court questions Republic TV reports

Sushant Singh Rajput In case of Bombay high court During the hearing of a petition Republic tv Have asked sharp questions on the reports of The High Court has asked Republic TV that when the investigation is going on, who are they, who ask the audience, who should be arrested. The court has also said that Republic TV has violated a person’s personal rights in the name of ‘investigative journalism’. The court has also questioned the News Broadcasters Federation (NBF) as to why automatic cognizance was not taken on such ‘irresponsible’ reporting in which media trials of Sushant Singh Rajput’s case are being conducted.

Chief Justice hearing himself on the petition
A bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta and Justice Girish S Kulkarni was hearing the petitions of activists, lawyers and NGOs, including 8 senior police officers from Maharashtra, seeking a stay on the media trial in Sushant Singh Rajput’s case. . Republic TV counsel Malvika Trivedi, on the other hand, dismissed the claims made in the petition stating that the channel had tried to tarnish the Mumbai Police’s name by saying that it was not properly investigating the case.

The lawyer said that the Supreme Court had also found that there were some flaws in the investigation and that is why the case of Sushant Singh Rajput was referred to the CBI. He also claimed that many facts have come to light in the death of Sushant Singh Rajput due to the alleged ‘investigative journalism’ of the channel.

Court lashes out at alleged ‘investigative journalism’
Court on social media after Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by channel Riya Chakraborty Also questioned the hashtags leading to the arrest of. The court said that the channel has the right to ask the public whether to arrest or not. The court asked whether this was the ‘investigative journalism’ of Republic TV. In response, advocate Malvika Trivedi said that it was only public opinion. However, the court has rejected his claims, saying that when the investigating agency is investigating whether it was murder or Suicide, why did Republic TV take the stand that it was a murder and whether it was his alleged ‘investigative journalism’ Is part of.

Court said – Do not cross the ‘Laxman Rekha’
The court slammed the channel’s reporting in Sushant Singh Rajput’s case, stating that there are certain guidelines for reporting in the cases of Suicide and that the channel seems to have no respect for the deceased, which is very unfortunate. Chief Justice Dutta further expressed his displeasure saying that the court is not saying at all that the channel should not criticize the government but there are certain rules of reporting which should be followed. The Chief Justice expressed displeasure that the channel should not cross its ‘Laxman Rekha’. The next hearing on the Bombay High Court bench case will be held on Friday.

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