The Mumbai police have arrested Arnab Goswami, the Editor-in-Chief of the Republic TV
The Mumbai police have arrested Arnab Goswami,the Editor-in-Chief of the Republic TV for allegedly abetting suicide of a 53-year-old interior designer, a police official said.He was reportedly assaulted by the police,reports Republic TV.
The official said a team of Alibaug police picked up Goswami from his residence in Mumbai,today. Goswami, who was seen being pushed into the police van, claimed he was assaulted by police at his home, while being taken away-reports PTI.
In 2018, an architect and his mother committed suicide over alleged non-payment of dues by Goswamis Republic TV, the official said.
In May this year, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh had announced that a re-investigation has been ordered on a fresh complaint by Adnya Naik, daughter of the architect Anvay Naik.
Deshmukh had said Adnya alleged that the Alibaug police had not investigated the alleged non-payment of dues from Goswami’s channel, which she claimed drove her father and grandmother to suicide in May 2018.
The Republic has launched India with Arnab campaign to fight back.