Plea in Kerala High Court seeks a ban on Telegram App

Meera Emmanuel October 2 2019

A PIL has been moved in the Kerala High Court seeking a ban on the online messaging platform Telegram, citing the lack of government control in curbing the misuse of the application for crimes.

The plea has been filed by Athena Solomon, a student of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, through Advocate Manas P Hameed. It highlights that Telegram is being used for the circulation of inappropriate, obscene, voyeuristic and vulgar sexual content, featuring women and children, as well . . .

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