ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Interrogation of Journalists

Interrogation of Journalists A G Noorani AMIDST all the din over the Fairfax affair the press would do well to take full cognisance of S Gurumurthy's interrogation. His arrest and detention were rightly condemned. But the lines on which he was interrogated have not received the attention which this grave matter deserves. As in the case of Brahma Chellaney two years ago we have authentic evidence of police interrogation directed towards (a) eliciting a journalist's sources of information, and (b) for collateral purposes which have nothing to do with any violation of the Official Secrets Act alleged against him.

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