Restrictions on publication of photo-identity of rape victim

Sun Online Desk

8th March, 2021 07:27:39 printer

Restrictions on publication of photo-identity of rape victim

The High Court (HC) has given restrictions on publication of all kinds of photos and identification of rape victim either she is alive or dead in media.  

The HC bench comprising Justice Farah Mabub and Justice SM Moniruzzaman came up with the order on Monday.

Lawyer Mahfuzur Rahman Milan appeared on behalf of the writ petitioner.

Talking to media, he said there is a rule for not publication of photos and identities of rape victims in media. But implementation of that rule is not noticeable significantly. Under this circumstance, the writ petition was filed.   


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