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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

13/7 MUMBAI TERROR ATTACKS: Court restrains media over CCTV footage of blasts!

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PTI / The Hindu / MUMBAI, July 19, 2011.

A local metropolitan magistrate’s court on Tuesday restrained media from either publishing or telecasting news related to the CCTV footage of the July 13 triple blasts.
Magistrate N.J. Shende in his order observed, “If identity of the witnesses is disclosed to public at large, it may hamper the smooth investigation of the case and may cause threat to such persons.”
“I am of the opinion in view of the provisions enumerated under Section 44 (of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act) in order to safeguard the life of the people and witnesses, the application is allowed,” said Mr. Shende.

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