Journalists Don’t Have Any Special Privilege To Make Allegations Ruining Reputation Of Citizens: Bombay HC.

Journalists Don’t Have Any Special Privilege To Make Allegations Ruining Reputation Of Citizens: Bombay HC.

The Bombay HC has recently observed that journalists do not haves some special privilege or greater freedom than a common man to make imputations or allegations which are sufficient to ruin a citizen’s reputation. They are in no better position than any other person. They will also be liable under Section 499 of Indian Penal Code if they publish such item which has potential of putting the complainant to disrepute and to lower him in the esteems of others.

CATEGORIES
Share This