Like "Maharaja or hunters posing with their trophy", Bombay HC pulls up Police for posing in photograph with woman accused of abandoning new-born

Omkar Gokhale September 10 2019

The Bombay High Court at Goa recently took suo motu cognisance of a newspaper article which featured a photograph of Police officials posing with a mother arrested for allegedly abandoning her new-born child. Censuring the officials for the act, a Division Bench of Justices MS Sonak and Nutan Sardesai observed,

“The photograph conjures image of some Maharaja/hunters posing with their trophy after a hunt. At least prima facie, such action on the part of the Police Officials, who are . . .

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