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Objectionable posts against judges on FB land activist in jail

DNMUM423978 | 10/12/2018 | Author : Mustafa Plumber | WC :419



In a judgment that is probably the first, a bench of the Bombay High Court on Thursday, convicted and sentenced activist Ketan Tirodkar to three months of imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 for committing criminal contempt by putting up objectionable posts against sitting and retired judges on Facebook.
A bench of Justice Abhay Oka, Justice SC Dharmadhikari, and Justice RM Sawant, said, “Modern technology and state-of- the-art devises of communication should not result in the abuse of the freedom of speech and expression.”
Sending a strong message to users of social media platforms to be cautions about what they post on judgments/judges and the institution, the bench said: “Being a member or user of social media thus
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