Highlights

  • Demands action against all media houses for hurting sentiments
  • Cybercrime wings flooded with public complaints against abusive content

Hyderabad: With the protests continuing in different parts of the State, against the heinous incident and demanding capital punishment to all four accused, Social Activist Trupti Desai and the members of her NGO, Bhumata Brigade, staged a protest near Pragathi Bhavan, the Chief Minister’s official residence at Begumpet on Wednesday morning, demanding that the CM should visit the victim’s family and also ensure speedy justice to her. Police foiled the protest and detained the women including Trupti and shifted them to the police station.

Minutes after Trupti Desai’s protest near Pragathi Bhavan for not meeting the Vet doctor’s family, Chief Minister KCR was seen leaving the residence. The police said that the CM is going to Nagole to attend a wedding and will be back by night.

Speaking to Media before the protest, Trupti said – “CM of the state has time to attend weddings but he doesn’t have time to visit the victim’s family. We will be going to CM’s office shortly, and we will demand answers from him.”

Hyd advocate seeks Court gag on Disha coverage

On the other side, with the increasing use of rape and murder victim Disha’s pictures, her personal and family details and that of the accused on several platforms, including print and electronic media every day, an advocate has approached the High Court of Telangana seeking an end to this sordid campaign.

V Vijay Krishna sought the High Court to initiate legal proceedings against all such people, especially media houses, television channels and newspapers.

In the Public Interest Litigation(PIL) filed before the court, he urged that all content available on various social media platforms with regard to the victim and her family be deleted forthwith.

On the other hand, cybercrime police stations are witnessing a flow of complaints about abusive comments against Disha. So far three cases have been registered at the cybercrime police stations of Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Rachakonda commissionerates against posts on Disha.

A youngster Sairam from Nizamabad was arrested by Hyderabad cyber crime wing. Many netizens are also approaching police through social media platforms demanding action against those posting, spreading abusive content on the incident.

Police have also issued an advisory to abstain from posting, sharing and spreading any content on social media platforms in connection with the incident, the victim, her family and also the accused, as it may hamper the investigation.

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