14-yr-old girl warned and let-off for taking pics of judges in HC

14-yr-old girl warned and let-off for taking pics of judges in HC

Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-08-25 19:29 Bengaluru: A 14-year-old girl was taken into custody by High Court officials after she was found taking pictures of judges during court proceedings.The incident occurred on Thursday in court hall No.2. A girl in hijab took out her mobile phone and took pictures of the judges Jayanth Patel and Satyanarayana during court proceedings.Justice Jayanth Patel ordered her to be taken into custody. When questioned on her intention, the girl said she was not aware of her action being a punishable offence. Though the girl said she had taken no pictures, when court officers checked the phone, they found pictures of judges and the court room in the mobile phone. They seized the phone and deleted the pictures. The judges allowed the girl to go after she tendered an apology and gave an undertaking that she would not repeat the mistake in future.