Republican TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami is in controversy from time to time. There were several complaints and FIRs earlier registered against the editor. The Supreme Court on Monday extended the protection against any coercive action and reserved its verdict on his plea. The plea sought quashing of the FIR lodged against him by Mumbai Police for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by making some remarks during his news show.
Besides this FIR lodged against Goswami on May 2, several complaints and multiple FIRs were earlier registered against him in various states over his alleged defamatory statements against Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi in a news show on Palghar mob-lynching.
Goswami claimed in the top court that he was interrogated by Mumbai police for over 12 hours with regard to FIR on alleged defamatory statements and one of the two investigating officers probing the case against him has tested Covid-19 positive.
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