Arnab Goswami has directed his legal team to sue Param Bir Singh for Rs 200 crore damages. The investigation in the Television Rating Point( TRP)scam case is already in process. Amid all the allegations and counter-allegations, Republic Tv has decided to sue Commissioner Param Bir Singh for Rs 200 crore.
ARG Outlier Media Pvt Ltd owns Republic Tv. Mumbai Police addressed a press conference in which it said that TRP ratings were being manipulated by three channels including Republic TV in Mumbai. TRP rating decides who will get the biggest chunk of ads.
Arnab Goswami has directed his legal team to sue Param Bir Singh for Rs 200 crore damages.
As said by the network, Mumbai police admitted in the court that In the TRP case, The name of Republic is not included in the FIR case. The Bombay High Court is hearing the petition filed by ARG Outlier Media Pvt. Ltd and Goswami. The petition seeks to quash the FIR that was lodged on 6 October. It said that if the Mumbai police crime branch proposes to arraign Arnab Goswami then it should first issue summons to him just like others which are included in the case.
The matter will be heard in the court on 5th November. The court has directed police to submit its perusal investigation papers pertaining to the case by the next hearing.
Arbab Goswami is editor in chief and managing director of Republic Media Network. He has directed his legal team Phoenix Legal to initiate the proceedings to sue Param Bir Singh for Rs 200 crore damage. Param Bir Singh is Mumbai police commissioner. Out of Rs 200 crore, 200 crore is for damage to the reputation of Arnab Goswami and Rs 100 crore for the damage caused to the network.