Information regarding arrest of Anna Hazare sought under RTI
The appellant sought the information regarding arrest of Shri Anna Hazare. The Public Information Officer (PIO) gave a point wise reply to the applicant. The appellant filed an appeal stating that false and misleading information was given to him. The First Appellate Authority (FAA) recorded that complete information has been given to the appellant and that he has not mentioned as to what is that in the information supplied to him which is false and misleading.
View of CIC
The Central Information Commission (CIC) directed that the PIO to allow the appellant to inspect complete records corresponding to his RTI application so that he could himself verify from them the authenticity of information furnished to him. The Commission also stated that the appellant shall be entitled to receive attested copies of such documents, which he might select from the inspected file, free of cost.
Citation: Mr. Ajay Kumar v. Tihar Jail in File No. CIC/AD/A/2012/000884
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/386
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