“There is a need to respect the rights of convicts and need to acknowledge the importance of being released on parole for several purposes, including for maintaining social ties with family. However, the Courts are bound to consider counterbalancing public interest while deciding issue of grant of parole.”
Kerala High Court directed the Station House Officer to file a statement with circumstances under which the journalist’s mobile phone was seized.
The petitioner is a journalist having specialization in investigative, business, and human-interest news features, has exposed Coal Scam in 2011 and Airport scandal in Delhi, and received various awards from time to time.
The Kerala journalist was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on his way to Hathras, Uttar Pradesh to report on the alleged gang-rape of a Dalit woman, who later died in the Hospital.
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