The Raigad police, which arrested Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami today in connection with a 2018 abetment of suicide case, has sought custody to carry out further investigation.
The Raigad police had recently renewed investigation a 2018 case concerning the suicide of interior designer Anvay Naik, in which Goswami and two others – Feroze Shaikh and Nitesh Sarda – were accused.
Alibaug Court rejected the allegations made by Arnab Goswami of being assaulted by the Raigad Police.
The Mumbai Police on Wednesday morning raided the home of Republic TV owner and Chief Editor Arnab Goswami and took him to their crime branch office. The channel slammed the move for “parading the editor of a top Indian news channel like a criminal, pulled by the hair, threatened, not allowed to drink water”.
The reasons behind the action, which started around 8 a.m. is not immediately clear.
Speaking from one of the vehicles, Goswami said he was assaulted, even as his colleagues addressed Supreme Court and High Court judges “seeking justice” on live telecast of the developments.