social media activists or trolls. While posting a comment on social media, they are the advocate, judge and jury.
Whether or not a person has been honourably cleared of accusations matter little to those who post views on social media quoting the accusations long after these have been found to be false. In targeting a person, social media activists and troll armies have their own rules. An opposition leader getting cleared of rape charges by the SC or a top political executive getting a clean chit in a controversy relating to alleged snooping of a woman appear to have no recall value for social media activists. But when a judicial inquiry clears a judge of sexual harassment charges, what becomes the topic of discussion is the judge but not the falsehood of the complaint.
Having said so, there are a few judges in constitutional courts who need to exercise restraint while holding court. They need to realise that the constitutional power, dignity