Meghalaya HC Refuses To Quash FIR Against Journalist Over FB Post

by Rahul Gautam Nov 12, 2020 • 06:17 PM Views 1007

The Meghalaya High Court has refused to quash the criminal proceedings against journalist Patricia Mukhim for her four-month-old Facebook post condemning the attack on five non-tribal youth by a gang of masked men, allegedly tribals. Mukhim, editor of The Shillong Times newspaper, had written a Facebook post dated July 4, outlining an alleged incident of assault on five non-tribal boys. A complaint had subsequently been filed against her for creating communal tension