VVIP Chopper scam: SC dismisses plea to probe role of media

VVIP Chopper scam: SC dismisses plea to probe role of media
10-Mar-2017 05:30 DECCANHERALD

The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking an SIT probe into the role of media in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, saying it is an "attack" on media's independence."We will not direct any investigation against the media unless there is a direct involvement," a bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said, while rejecting the PIL filed by veteran journalist Hari Jaisingh.It seems there is a disguised attempt to curtail independence and freedom of media, the bench said, adding "this is an attack on media. We will not entertain this.""We cannot curtail the right of the media in this ma