The High Court of Himachal Pradesh has come down heavily on a newspaper, for indulging in repeated misquoting and misreporting of the orders.
Source: Newspaper must report an order of the Court as it stands, instead of creating sensation: HP HC | Live Law
As explained by Ms. Anjali Sharma, Advocate on her Facebook Page, “This is a very significant order passed by a Division Bench of the H.P. High Court at Shimla – holding that inaccurate (mis)reports of Court orders with a bid to ‘sensationalize’, are tantamount to criminal contempt of court. Contempt notice issued to the reporter, though actually, the editor should be charged with contempt too. .
This order is Significant, because of the slew of mis-reporting around the 18th November order passed in the stray dogs cases by the Supreme Court.
It would be a good idea for anybody witnessing misreporting in cases involving animals to immediately write to the reporter & the editor of the newspaper, & cite this judgment. Because of course, contempt of court will pack a stronger punch than even a complaint under the Press Council Act, which unfortunately provides for fairly tepid consequences.”
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I stay in Kolkata and my Police Station is Sonapur todaythere was an incident where people are trying to torture our family because we feed the stray dog and for the same we went to lodge a GD at Sonarpur PS and the oC stated we do not have wrights to feed the stray dog if anybody complain then we will be in danger.. this our law awesome law
Please write a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org at People for Animals giving all details of the incident, name and contact details of ill informed and erring Police officers and Police station..they will fix them!