Delhi HC issues notice to Google, Facebook for revealing identity of rape victim
Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Google, Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites after their Indian subsidiaries informed the court that they are not concerned entity to reply to court’s notice on disclosing the identity of Kathua victim.
Earlier, each media house had to pay a fine of Rs. 10 lakhs on each media house, who revealed the identity of the Kathua rape-case victim.
The Court will again hear the matter on May 29.
The eight-year-old girl, belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe, was abducted, drugged, gang-raped, tortured and killed in January after which the entire nation was outraged.