Thursday, May 30, 2024

Mumbai Police now arrest Republic’s assistant vice-president on alleged TRP scam

Mumbai police arrested Assistant Vice President of Republic Media Network, Ghanshyam Singh today morning from his residence in connection with the alleged TRP rigging scam.

 As per Republic TV, Ghanshyam heads the western region distribution of the network. He has been questioned several times–for over 30-40 hours– by the Crime Branch unit.

Republic Media Network’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has also been arrested by Mumbai Police in a case that was closed in 2019 and then ‘reopened’ by the Maharashtra Police.

The Bombay High Court has already asked Mumbai Police to not harass employees of Hansa Research by calling them every day in relation to TRP scams, as per Republicworld.  Hansa Research had filed a plea to the court expressing their displeasure over repeated summons and being forced to give statements against Republic Media Network.

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