Claiming that his life was in peril, Goswami additionally alleged that he was assaulted by the Alibaug jailer on Saturday night and that he was not allowed to talk to his lawyer
Mumbai: Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, arrested in reference to the suicide of an inside designer, was on Sunday shifted to Taloja Jail in Maharashtra’s Raigad district from a COVID-19 quarantine centre in Alibaug, a police official stated.
Goswami was moved to the Taloja Jail after he was allegedly discovered utilizing a cell phone whereas in judicial custody at a neighborhood faculty designated as COVID-19 centre for Alibaug jail in Raigad district, he stated.
The Raigad Crime Department discovered Goswami was energetic on social media utilizing anyone’s cell phone, regardless of his private cell phone having been seized by police when he was taken into custody on four November, the official stated.
Whereas being escorted to Taloja Jail, Goswami shouted from the police van, alleging that he was assaulted by the Alibaug jailer on Saturday night, that his life was in peril and he was not allowed to talk to his lawyer.
In the meantime, in a press release, Samyabrata Ray Goswami, a senior govt editor of Republic TV and Arnab Goswami’s spouse, stated he has been framed on faux expenses.
“This morning, my husband, who has spent 4 nights in judicial custody, was being dragged and lugged by the Maharashtra Police in a blacked-out police van to Taloja Jail. He was repeatedly saying my life is below risk however to no avail. He repeatedly stated that the jailer assaulted him after he requested for entry to his legal professionals, which was shockingly denied. He detailed the assault being inflicted on him throughout
this custody and pleaded, arms folded, to the Supreme Courtroom for intervention and bail,” she stated within the assertion.
“An harmless man and journalist of a long time of reputation, who’s doing his obligation for the nation, has been assaulted, harassed and framed on faux expenses. He has been thrown into jail with no reprieve,” she stated.
In the meantime, former BJP MP Kirit Somaiya in a tweet stated he met the jailer of the Taloja jail on Sunday and the latter assured him that Goswami is not going to be harassed and he may also be supplied required medical therapy.
Goswami and two others — Feroze Shaikh and Nitish Sarda — had been arrested by Alibaug police on four November in reference to the suicide of architect-interior designer Anvay Naik and his mom in 2018 over alleged non-payment of dues by corporations of the accused.
After his arrest from his Decrease Parel residence in Mumbai, Goswami was taken to Alibaug, the place the Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace remanded him and the 2 others in judicial custody until 18 November.
Goswami was then stored at a neighborhood faculty which has been designated as a COVID-19 centre for the Alibaug jail.
The Bombay Excessive Courtroom will on Monday pronounce its order on the interim bail utility filed by Goswami and the 2 others in reference to the abetment of suicide case.
A discover issued late Saturday evening on the excessive courtroom’s web site stated the bench would assemble at three pm on 9 November for the pronouncement of the order.
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