CHARGE SHEET FILED AGAINST ARNAB GOSWAMI
In 2018, Maharashtra Police has filed a charge sheet against Arnab Goswami in the case of abetment to suicide.
This charge sheet filed before an Alibag court, the police have made 65 people a witness. Apart from Goswami, the names of Feroz Sheikh and Nitish Sharda are also on the charge sheet.
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami on Thursday filed an urgent petition before the Bombay High Court seeking to file a charge sheet in the 2018 provocation of Anvay Naik for suicide and to stop further investigation.
The petition said that Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, who ordered a re-investigation by the CID in the case. Had no right to do so beacuse the previous investigation by the Alibag police in Raigad district was closed last year.
Goswami, one of the accused in the case, was arrested by the Alibaug police last month. He granted bail by the Supreme Court.
Goswami, in his plea, terming his arrest as illegal on November 4, requested the High Court to transferred the case to CBI or any other independent agency.
The petition alleged that the Maharashtra government had ordered a re-investigation of the case in May this year in retaliation.