A Supreme Court legal counselor has filed a complaint to the Station House Official, Police headquarters Tilak Marg, mentioning a FIR against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for posting tweet uncovering the character of the relatives of a nine-year-old young lady, who was purportedly assaulted, killed and her body was coercively incinerated by her aggressors in the Delhi Cantonment region.
Umesh Babu Chaurasia (advocate) requested that a FIR be enlisted against Mr Gandhi under Section 228A of the IPC, 1860; 74 of the Juvenile justice Act, 2015; and 23 of the POCSO Act, 2012, for unveiling the character of the kid.
It claimed that the tweet by Mr Gandhi is disregarding headings gave by the apex court on account of Nipun Saxena versus Association of India, 2019, for ensuring the character of kid casualties of sexual offenses, in as much as by the said tweet, the personality of the casualty became noticeable to the world on the loose. It was additionally asserted that the said tweet encroached upon the security of the person in question and her family.
Featuring the choice of the Delhi High Court, wherein different media houses were coordinated to store a measure of Rs 10 lakh each for revealing the character of the Kathua assault casualty, it was clarified that no activity against Twitter is requested to be founded on the ground that Twitter has effectively brought down the said tweet.
On August 4, 2021, Mr Gandhi posted an image of his gathering with the guardians of the minor casualty on his Twitter handle. The Public Commission for Security of Youngster Rights (NCPCR) had given notification to Twitter India, requesting that it make a move against the Twitter handle of Wayanad MP.
NCPCR Executive Priyank Kanoongo said the kid rights body made a move subsequent to taking awareness of reports, which said that the Congress chief ‘undermined’ the personality of the minor assault casualty by posting the photo of her folks on the miniature writing for a blog website.
A order was additionally recorded by friendly dissident Makarand Suresh Mhadlekar under the steady gaze of the Delhi High Court, looking for lawful activity against Mr Gandhi for the supposed tweet, wherein the court was educated that Twitter has briefly suspended the record of Mr Gandhi over the supposed infringement of Twitter’s approach.