Budgam incident:- LSA directs SSP Budgam to lodge FIR against the persons for uploading, circulating pictures, videos
Srinagar, Mar 18 (KS) :-District Legal services Authority on Saturday directed SSP Budgam to lodge FIR against the persons who have uploaded and circulated pictures and videos of the Budgam victim.
“It has been observed that the Media and general public have been circulating the videos of the recent victim of Soibugh Budgam, who was murdered brutally.” Reads an order issued by District Legal Services Authority, a copy of which lies the Kashmir Scroll.
“Moreover, the pictures of the victim and the videos of her autopsy have also been uploaded and circulated by a number of persons, thereby violating the right to privacy of the victim and her family. Such actions of the above persons and agencies are against law wherein the identity of the victim is revealed and even her private videos have been uploaded and circulated including the video of the autopsy of the deceased victim, which is punishable under law.” It reads further.
“As such, the media and general public is informed through the medium of this order to stop revealing the identity of victim and also circulating her pictures immediately, failing which, the violators shall be booked under law.” It states further.
“Hence, the SSP Budgam is directed to lodge FIR against the persons who have uploaded and circulated the pictures and videos of the Victim.” It reads further.
“Further, Ld. Special Mobile magistrate Budgam is requested to direct the concerned Social Media agencies to remove the pictures and videos of the victim from all social media platforms and also block the accounts of such violaters.” Order reads.