Crime Patrol episode on Chautala stopped, TV fraternity reacts

By Hindustan Times

The Delhi High Court has restrained Sony TV channel from broadcasting an episode of Crime Patrol based on a teachers' recruitment scam involving former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and 54 others. This is the second time in two months that the programme had to cancel its episode after intervention. Earlier, the I&B ministry asked Sony not to air an episode based on the infamous Delhi gangrape case.

Crime Patrol is a reality-based TV show that recreates a real criminal act to explore its intricacies.

Television fraternity reacts
The tabloid further quoted producer Manish Goswami, Siddhant Cinevision as saying, "I'm shocked at the political interference in our freedom of expression. The