NEW DELHI: The News Broadcasting Standards Authority has rejected the complaint filed by Lucknow-based social activist Dr Nutan Thakur regarding news relayed by various News channels about the role of Raja Bhaiya in DSP Ziaul Haq’s murder.
The Authority (NBSA) has concluded that no impropriety was done in broadcast of these news items.
NBSA Secretary General Annie Joseph informed Thakur through letter dated 16 October that the NBSA in its meeting on 18 September considered the response of four broadcasters and concluded that no further action needs to be taken on this matter.
Thakur had said that the news presented by various news channels in DSP murder case came as being some kind of Media trial. She presented various highlights like “Will Raja Bhaiya Be Arrested?”, “Who is saving Raja Bhaiya” “Why is Raja not being arrested” etc, broadcast between 9.00 am to 10.00 am on 5 March 2013 to state that these were not factual reporting but mere speculations which is against neutral and unbiased reporting.