Bhagwat said, “I am in Nagpur. Arnab Goswami, while being taken to the police station, shouted out that he was assaulted and even his hair had been pulled. But in May this year the Maharashtra government ordered a fresh investigation into the case against Goswami and two others by the state Criminal Investigation Department. Taking it a step further, in a never-seen-before move, the Param Bir Singh-led Mumbai Police filed an FIR against the entire editorial team of the Network, invoking a 1922 British Raj-era law that had last been used in the Emergency-era. Speaking on 'The Debate' on Tuesday, he brought to the viewers' attention a piece of paper that is framed in his office. We had fought for freedoms of Press as well while opposing the draconian Emergency of 1975," Prasad said in a series of tweets. Police said that in a suicide note, Anvay Naik, who owned Concorde Designs Pvt Ltd, had claimed that he was ending his life due to non-payment of his dues Goswami, Feroz Shaikh of IcastX/Skimedia and Niteish Sarda of Smartworks. In 2018, the architect and his mother committed suicide over alleged non-payment of dues by Republic TV, police said. The observation by the top court was made during the hearing of a plea by Goswami challenging the show-cause notice issued by the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for initiation of a breach of privilege motion against him for his reportage in late actor Sushant Singh Rajput case. “We have acted as per the laid procedures,” the official said, requesting that he not be identified. The Mumbai Police manhandled Arnab Goswami and as many as 10 police personnel entered the residence of Arnab, with the video captured LIVE. 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Police said the two others named in the suicide note have also been arrested. First notice was to get his response on breach of privilege. 8 police vehicles and at least 40-50 Police personnel are in the building premises of Arnab, many armed. Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, loses around 7 soldiers, DJ Chetas not involved in cricket betting racket: Mumbai police, Inside Ekta Kapoor's Diwali Bash: Hina Khan, Mouni Roy glam it up. Arnab Goswami arrest reason: The Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami was arrested from his Mumbai house earlier in the day by the police.Republic TV in its report claimed that Goswami was "assaulted and dragged" during the arrest. Senior Advocate Sathe responded that the privileges committee was formed on October 22. This comes after the Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in his latest fake news plant called Arnab "the biggest hawala operator in the city of Mumbai." Republic TV in its report claimed that Goswami was "assaulted and dragged" during the arrest. Sathe contended before the top court that Goswami was sent the notice to appear at 3 p.m. before the Assembly within 10 minutes. "When we gave the intimation (of arrest) to Goswami's wife, she tore up the paper," he added. On Wednesday morning, the Mumbai Police barged into the house of Republic Media Network's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and forcefully dragged him out, with videos from inside the house showing how they had not only stopped Arnab from handing over medicines to his parents-in-law but also physically manhandled his son. Amid the witch-hunt on Republic Media Network, over a dozen officers of the Mumbai Police on Wednesday morning reached Editor-In-Chief Arnab Goswami's residence. The bench orally observed that there has been no appearance so far in the matter. During hearing at a court in Alibaug, Goswami said he was assaulted by police and … This reminds us of the emergency days when the press was treated like this," he said. However, the official said, it came to their notice that instead of responding to the breach of privilege motion, Goswami had tagged the Assembly proceedings to his petition in the Supreme Court against the motion. In … 14 Crore INR. Meanwhile, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders reacted strongly to the police action against Goswami. Taapsee Pannu talks about her relationship with boyfriend Mathias Boe! Republic TV channel telecast visuals of Mumbai Police entering Goswami's residence and what appears to be a scuffle. (Express photo: Narendra Vaskar) Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami was arrested by Raigad police on Wednesday in connection with abetment to suicide case filed against him and two others in 2018. The Mumbai Police manhandled Arnab Goswami and as many as 10 police personnel entered the residence of Arnab, with the video captured LIVE. Blatant misuse of state power against Republic TV & Arnab Goswami is an attack on individual freedom and the 4th pillar of democracy". The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted interim bail to Republic TV Editor-in-Chief, After results to the recently held Bihar Assembly elections showed that the, US President Donald Trump will visit Arlington. As per process, Assembly proceedings are confidential, and the Speaker’s permission is necessary before using it in any matter, according to officials, who said Goswami had not obtained this permission. #ParamBirLatestPlant | Viewers, if you come to my office you will see this piece of paper framed. A few senior executives of Republic TV were summoned by Mumbai Police in that case too and some officials from other companies were arrested too. Who speaks if you are next?". The journalists maintained that they won’t reveal their sources. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines. Arnab Goswami is likely to be taken to Raigad for further questioning. The bench said it will hear the matter on Friday. 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