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Photographs of a law student which were lifted from Instagram and posted on a pornographic website be removed immediately- Delhi HC

Team SoOLEGAL 21 Jul 2020 3:19pm

Photographs of a law student which were lifted from Instagram and posted on a pornographic website be removed immediately- Delhi HC

New Delhi: The High Court of Delhi has ordered the Delhi Police on Friday, 17th July to take immediate action to delete a law student's photographs which had beenshared on ‘Instagram' and 'Facebook’ and were mischievously and illegallytaken and put on a derogatory captioned porn website.

The Single Bench of Justice AnupJairamBhambhani transferred the complaint made by the woman to the Cyber Prevention Awareness and Detection (CyPAD) unit of Delhi Police.

AdvocateSarthakMaggon, who appeared on behalf ofthe petitioner, submitted that thephotographs had already received 15,000 views due to negligence on the part of the authorities.

Further, it was submitted that therespondent portal was a fake site comprising obscene material and therefore should be barred and deleted from the worldwide network by the competent authorities. Also, the website was placed without authorisation, is illegal and in complete contravention of the provisions of the InformationTechnologyAct,2002and the Indian Penal Code,1860.

Advocate Rahul Mehra, the Delhi government's standing counsel, has assured the court that immediate and effective measures have been taken to take down the photographs of the petitioner from the pornographic site and the requisite inquiry will be conducted out to identify and prosecute the offenders.

The court has further ordered that a status report needs to be filed before the next hearing date i.e. July 30, 2020.



Tagged: Justice AnupJairamBhambhani   High Court of Delhi   Delhi Police   law student   Cyber Prevention Awareness and Detection   Advocate SarthakMaggon   Indian Penal Code   Advocate Rahul Mehra   InformationTechnologyAct  
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