Should Sting Operations be Carried Out?

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Neha said:   9 years ago
Yes sting operation should be carried out. In India there lots of corruption stays. It is necessary to catch such corrupt people to have sting operation. It give evidence of their corruptness. There are huge of people who are facing problems due to this corruption as they don't have such money to fulfill the requirements of corrupt people. Even some times the common man got frustrated due to these corruptions and even commit suicide. We have to stop such incidences so sting operations are must.

Chetankumar B said:   9 years ago
Yes I agree with the sting operation should be carried out in INDIA, but with some rules, regulations and evidence for the issue with permission from corresponding authority. Since sting operations may be used for personal revenge or for owns improvement by degrading the persons reputation. Yes obviously sting operation will bring illegal things out like corruption, bride and etc. But it will definitely harm the dignity of the person involved in this if they are innocent.

Biswajit said:   9 years ago

Sting operation is the most important key of unlock corruption behind the scene. It is a way to aware general public about the truth. The string operation was depend on that person because it needs proper information & involvement.

Jayati M. Sharma said:   9 years ago
Undoubtedly sting operations are legitimate weapon for an investigative journalists. Sting, anyways is not a new practice. Its been into practice since ages. We all have have heard a lot of Dadi-Nani stories about kings who would dress up like a labour and would roam around to learn what the people have to say about them or their kingdom. Wasn't that sting- hiding the identity using false identity to attain first hand information.

Contemporary sting operations may be termed as technical advancements of this ages old practice of truth finding Sting operations catch a person live on camera committing crime or talking about it; the tapes tell the story. Till here all is fine. The questions arise after this. How many of those who were caught on camera could be punished in the court of law? Does court accept these sting operations as a major evidence in the case?

How a journalist can prove that he did not plot the sting operation? Is it acceptable to violate certain legal/social norms in order to attain some video footage? No personal or professional interests/enmity exists behind the operation; and the most important- How will the "public interest" clause will be justified?

Probably, it is the last question of the previous paragraph which leads to most of the debates. For me proven public interest and effective end results are most important. Sting must lead to a legal action and punishments. If it fails to achieve this; it remains simply as a TRP booster for a few weeks nothing beyond it.

Steven said:   10 years ago
Hey guys sting opp is deemed to be legal by Delhi high court. Its legal under Article 51A(b) of the Indian constitution!

But sting operations are only legal if you do it for the betterment of society and public good. In any other reason apart from this, it will be considered invasion of privacy and hence, illegal!

Terry Wagar said:   10 years ago
ALL sting operations are about organized people in law enforcement and their civilian operatives which usually consists of people that are either buddy's to law enforcement and relatives of people in law enforcement and girlfriends of people in law enforcement and the purpose of all sting operations is the organized targeting of individuals for the purpose of framing/entrapping. Murdering of their targets!

Sting operations have been done by authority's and their civilian operatives for many decades, with no oversight into their practices, and their is no limit to the amount of civilians police can recruit in sting operations, which is WHY they tend to recruit anyone they are buddy's to or people they are related to or even people they have sexual relations with!

Common tactics of sting operations consist of but not limited to taking over the surrounding area surrounding their target where their target lives, an example would be if a target lives in an apartment, then sting operatives would take over around 4 to 8 apartments surrounding the target in order to have full control over the area!

Sting operatives tend to stage in a street theater fashion crimes using operatives whether they are undercover cops or civilian operatives, and do so with intent of framing/blaming the target!

Police rely on surrounding their target with civilian operatives so that police can use them as witnesses in a trial and to testify against the target and give blame to the target and to back up the lies of authority's in the prosecution of the target!

Another common tactic of sting operatives is to use doubles and photogenic photo's to frame their targets and use such photogenic photo's to vilify in the eyes of other people so people will view the target as a bad guy without even bothering with a trial, and police use those staged photogenic photo's to vilify their target on TV news stations and on news websites all the time!

ALL sting operatives are paid, trained, liars and are immune to prosecution because government allows and permits police to keep their sting operations covert and therefore they are not required in courts to admit to such operations and because of this any and all complaints on sting operations tend to get ignored and suppressed and stonewalled and victims of sting operations have no recourse at law for remedy should they become victim of a sting operation!

Many victims of sting operations get poisoned by the operatives that are surrounding them, victims become ill, and police use their power of influence at hospitals to cover up the poisonings and because of police influence with doctors at hospitals the hospital will not take a toxicology test and will pretend on their paperwork to not know what is wrong with the patient!

The way average people would hook up a water filtration system to their sink to purify their tap water just so happens to be sting operatives favorite way of slowly poisoning to death their targets, sting operatives will hook up a water filtration system to their targets water tap line and will heal it with concentrate poison, thus the target each and every time he/she makes a meal or makes a pot of coffee is getting slowly poisoned to death!

Dirty trick of sting operatives is that most all apartment managers/landlords tend to be people that are either related to people in law enforcement or are buddy's to people in law enforcement or are or were past girlfriends to people in law enforcement, in other words their sting operatives!

Most people working in the news media tend to be either people that are buddy's to people in law enforcement, or related to people in law enforcement, or are or were past girlfriends to people in law enforcement, in short they are also sting operatives!

Because of this organized corruption running rampant within our system most people know little or nothing about sting operations, and that is by design because the system does not WANT people to know or understand in detail what a sting operation is or what they do or what they are about!

Bhawani singh said:   10 years ago
Hello friends;.

Its bhawani ; our today's GD topic as we all know is whether sting operations should carried out or not?

In my personal opinion it should be go through. ; because if you are innocent and not indulged in any crime; corruption ; discrimination or biased work than you can't afraid of anything or if you are a person who are indulged in such type of crimes what are not good for society or against the rules and regulation which you should have to follow being a good government servant; politician; leader; businessman; police man or whoever you are.

But in some cases a innocent person is victimised by so called media personalities for their own TRP so this type of sting operation which are done for" just like that" should be stop or ban.

Govt should make a policy that if a sting operation is being done there any innocent shouldn't' be victimised.

This will help our system. To cure and heal this; from corruption another social disease.

So it should be done but with humanity.

Thank you.

Chandrani Saha said:   1 decade ago
Hi everyone, today's topic is whether sting operations should be carried out or not.

In my opinion, this discussion can be analyzed w.r.t the points mentioned below:

1. What is a sting operation and why is it carried out?

2. What are the effects w.r.t Social, political and legal aspects?

Sometimes it is required to take disguise to unveil some other persons under cover. You have to become one of them or pretend that you are doing the same crime what they are doing. Then only they will mingle with you with their actual form.

So, sting operations are deceptions that are carried out by law enforcement officers with the help of public to catch the suspect or gather evidence against him.

The situations where it is not possible to capture the criminal by straightforward methods then these methods are incorporated.

Politically, sting operations create a lot of buzz when a person with high political status and power is caught red handed.

Legally, the suspects may seek exemptions under entrapment.

Socially it has some adverse effects as sometimes unmasking near and dear ones create trouble within a family or a society.

Balwan singh said:   1 decade ago
Hello everyone. Sting operations help people to aware about the corrupt system. It is a transparency between politician and public. Sting operations should be there so the bad face of system may be taken to in front of public.

Divya Kukreti said:   1 decade ago
String operation provides us with the evidence that can be used against a particular person or organisation to prove them guilty in the court. Since our law system works only on the basis of evidences and in most of the cases due to lack of evidences, the suspect is not punished. This gives them the confidence to continue with their evil doings.

It is due to these operations that the people came to know about the huge black money makers and about the corrupt politicians who are eating our country. It was not easy to punish them but due to the footage captured by these operations it became possible to punish them. The truth of mid-day meal, free/cheap books and medicines for economically backward people etc became a burning issue due to these operations.

These operations are just like the mirror that provides us with the true image of a person or an organisation. We, the people of India do have the right to know what exactly is going on with the taxes that we pay. Where exactly is the money going. Though beneficial, care should be taken that someone's personal life is not hampered. This should be used to help law to take its decisions. Hence these should definately be carried out.

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