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Arnab Goswami’s Custodial Interrogation Not Necessary: Alibaug Court

Lawstreet Journal 6 Nov 2020 10:41pm

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On Wednesday (November 4, 2020), the Magistrate Court in Alibaug, Maharashtra, recorded grounds for rejecting Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami's request for police custody. For 14 days, the court remanded him in judicial custody.

Mr. Goswami was arrested from his residence in Mumbai for allegedly encouraging the suicide of interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother, Concorde Designs Private Limited director Kumud Naik, for not paying 83 lakhs to the Bombay Dyeing Studio Project. 

The prosecution argued in court that Mr. Goswami had attempted to evade arrest and had not cooperated. The prosecutor said custody was required for some documents seized from him to be questioned.

Senior advocate Aabad Ponda, representing Mr. Goswami, appeared through videoconferencing and told the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) that no summons or notice was issued and after a summary report was submitted, arresting his client was illegal as Mr. Goswami was willing to pay the money.

CJM Sunaina Pingle said the death of the victim was not clearly linked to the accused after perusing the documents and hearing the arguments for over five hours. For such an investigation, no court order was issued. In the earlier investigation, the prosecution had not demonstrated or reported the defect, so police custody could not be granted, the court said.

“The investigating officer on October 15, 2020, only submitted a report to the magistrate informing that certain fresh material has come to the fore in the case. There is no record to show that the magistrate permitted reopening of the case,” the order said.

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