`2Day FM` in soup on prank call which claimed Jacintha Saldanha’s life
Sydney – The 2Day FM has lost its bid to prevent the ACMA from looking into the infamous royal prank call last December that pushed Indian origin British nurse Jacintha Saldanha to commit suicide.
The judgment passed in the Federal Court ruled in favor of the Australian Communications and Media Authority, after the media watchdog published a preliminary report into the incident, which has not yet been made public, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
ACMA will conduct enquiry to find if the station committed a criminal offence or was in breach of its license, when it broadcasted the
The prank on staff at the London hospital where the then-pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was being treated for severe morning sickness caused an international outcry after one of the nurses involved, Jacintha Saldanha, was found dead three days after Mel Greig and Michael Christian duped her into passing them on to a ward nurse, who gave out details about Kate’s condition.