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I&B Ministry advises Sony not to telecast show on Delhi gangrape

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Jan 11, 2013 at 11:46am IST

New Delhi: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Friday advised general entertainment channel Sony TV to not telecast a dramatic reconstruction of the Delhi gangrape case in its popular cime show 'Crime Patrol - Dastak'.

The ministry stepped in to stop broadcast of any dramatic reconstruction of the case that led to nation-wide protests against rising number of crimes against women. The ministry has also issued a similar advisory for all television channels.

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The ministry also asked the channel to be sensitive to ground realities.

The January 11 episode of the serial was to show reconstruction of the brutal gangrape of 23-year-old paramedical student in Delhi on December 16.

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