Mumbai: The District Magistrate Court in Maharashtra’s Alibag has remanded Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami to judicial custody for 14 days late on Wednesday night. Police arrested Goswami in a case relating to abetment of suicide of interior designer, Anvay Naik.
Based on a complaint by Akshata Naik, the court passed the order following an FIR by Raigad Police. Naik alleged that Arnab was responsible for the suicide of her husband, Anvay Naik and his mother Kumud Naik who were directors of Concords Designs Pvt Ltd.
Raigad Police arrested the Republic TV editor-in-chief on Wednesday morning in the 2018 case, which was reopened by the state government after two years.
The Raigad Police had sought 14-day police custody of Goswami on the ground that charges against him are serious and he is an influential person necessitating his custody to carry out a proper probe.