Republic TV moves NHRC
Mumbai, Nov 4: Anew FIR was filed against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and two others on Wednesday evening for allegedly obstructing arrest and assaulting a woman police officer.
The case was registered against Arnab Goswami and others under Section 353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 504 (intentional insult to provoke breach of peace) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code at Mumbai’s NM Joshi Marg police station.
A woman police official, who was part of the team which arrested Arnab Goswami from his Lower Parel residence in Mumbai, filed the complaint.
Meanwhile, Republic TV has moved the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) as well as the Maharashtra Human Rights Commission against the Mumbai and Raigad police for “unjustly and illegally manhandling, assaulting and arresting Arnab Goswami”.