[Redacted] v. State of West Bengal

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[Redacted] v. State of West Bengal

[Redacted] v. State of West Bengal
In the High Court of Calcutta
Writ Petition 5031(W)/2017
Before Justice Joymalya Bagchi
Decided on August 7, 2017

Relevancy of the case: Writ petition in a case involving harassment and sending of obscene emails even after the registration of a criminal case

Statutes and Provisions Involved

  • The Information Technology Act,2000 (Section 43, 66)

Relevant Facts of the Case

  • The accused persons (respondents) allegedly harassed the petitioner by sending obscene electronic mails to the petitioner and other persons.

Prominent Arguments by the Advocates

  • The petitioner’s counsel submitted that even after registering a criminal case, the respondents are continuing to indulge in acts of harassment by sending obscene electronic mails to the petitioner and other persons.

Final Decision

  • The matter will appear under the same heading eight weeks from the date of the judgement.

As per one of our guidelines, we have removed the petitioner’s name from the case title. This guideline is available here.


This case summary has been prepared by Ria Verma, an undergraduate student at Symbiosis Law School, Noida, during her internship with The Cyber Blog India in January/February 2021.

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