Supreme Court issued notice to Haryana Government on media persons’ assault in Hisar, Haryana
The Supreme Court of India has issued notice to the Centre and Haryana Government on the issue of alleged assault of media persons’ in Hisar, during an operation to arrest self – proclaimed ‘godman’ Rampal in Hisar. The Apex Court has also sought their response on a plea of some journalists seeking judicial probe into the incident.
A PIL in this regard seeking reply from government has been filed by a group of journalists including those who were assaulted by the police. Another PIL has been filed by a group of media persons seeking punishment for “erring police officials” for resorting to lathi – charge media persons present then “without caution and care”.