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SC restrains electronic media from telecasting morphed or blurred images of minor rape victims

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Thursday taking a Soumotto action on the sexual abuse case in Bihar juvenile shelter home has restrained electronic media from telecasting any images of the victims, even in morphed or blurred forms.

The Supreme Court also raised a concern over the identity of child rape victims being revealed by media. The apex court has also issued a notice to the Centre and Bihar and sought assistance from Tata Institute of Social Science who reported the case of the Muzzafarpur shelter house.

Earlier, the apex court had agreed to examine the aspect related to section 228-A of the IPC, also questioned as to how the identity of a minor rape victim could be disclosed even after getting consent from her parents in the Kathua rape case where  eight-year-old girl who was raped and brutally murdered recently in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.

More details are awaited on the order.

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