Mumbai: In yet another shocking comment. Republic TV Editor-in-Chief, Arnab Goswami said that he was assaulted by Mumbai police personnel while he was being moved from the Alibag quarantine center to Taloja jail. Goswami said his life is under threat.
This is not the first time that the senior journalist Arnab Goswami has made such statement. He had earlier also mentioned that police had assaulted him and showed injury marks in his hands and legs.
Arnab was in judicial custody for four days since being arrested by the Mumbai police on Wednesday.
While being shifted to Taloja jail in a police van with black screens on its windows to prevent him from being seen, Goswami claimed that he was being assaulted and his life is under threat.
In a video posted by the official handle of the Republic media network, Arnab was seen screaming from the van saying his life is under threat. He is not being allowed to speak to his lawyers and was pushed and assaulted. Arnab said he wants the people of the country to know that his life is under threat.
"My life is under threat, My life is under threat. I am not being allowed to speak to my lawyers. I was pushed and assaulted this morning. They woke me up at 6 am. They said I will not let you speak to the lawyers. Please tell the people of the country that my life is under threat." Arnab screamed from the police vav while police blocked him from speaking.
Arnab was sent to 14 days judicial custody on Wednesday evening by the Alibag CM and the Bombay HC on Saturday reserved the order in the plea challenging Arnab's arrest. After which it was declared that the verdict will be pronounced at 3 pm on Monday.
Arnab's shifting to Taloja jail was not intimated to Arnab Goswami's lawyers.