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Arnab Goswami accused Mumbai police of forcing him to "drink some liquid"

Arnab Goswami has filed for bail; the hearing will be next week.

Arnab Goswami accused Mumbai police of forcing him to drink some liquid

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 Nov 2020 4:33 PM GMT

Mumbai: Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief of Republic TV, has filed a bail plea accusing the Mumbai Police of harassing him.

The petition has been filed by Goswami's lawyer Harish Salve after the former's arrest on Wednesday. Arnab has accused Mumbai police of manhandling him during detention.

According to Bar and Bench report, Goswami claimed in his petition that during his detention a senior police officer attacked him with a heavy boot and he got a half a foot deep gash in his left hand and suffered serious injury to his spinal cord. He also alleged that he was "forced to drink a liquid" by police officers while they surrounded him. He also said that after drinking the liquid he got choked.

The High Court heard the petition filed by Goswami seeking interim bail on Saturday. The plea challenged his arrest in the 2018 abetment of suicide case of interior designer Anvay Naik.

The Republic TV editor-in-chief was arrested by Alibaug police and was remanded to judicial custody till November 18 by a magistrate's court.

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