31 August 2018
Circular on Non-disclosure of morphed/blurred photographs of victims of sexual abuse issued by MIB following Apex court’s order.
Following the directions issued by the Hon’ble Supreme Court the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issued a circular dated 30.08.2018 with regard to the order dated 7.08.2018 passed by the Apex Court seeking compliance from all private satellite TV Channels that the photographs of victims of sexual abuse in Bihar, even in a morphed or blurred form shall not be shown as the non-disclosure wouldensure that the physical and mental safety of the victims is safeguarded. The abovementioned non- disclosure of photographs would also extend to other regions where such instances have occurred.