Mumbai: Simply days after unfolding the saga of Palghar lynching, Editor-in-Chief of Republic Media Community, Arnab Goswami was reportedly attacked by some miscreants said to be ‘youth Congress goons’ in Mumbai whereas he was driving again residence from his studio together with his spouse late Wednesday night time. Quickly after the incident, Arnab issued a video message blaming the Congress supremo for orchestrating the assault.
— Republic (@republic) April 22, 2020
As per Republic TV reviews, the assault came about at Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, only a brief distance away from Arnab’s home, as he and his spouse – Republic TV Editor Samyabrata Ray Goswami – have been driving again of their Toyota Corolla.
The miscreants, who used their bike to dam Arnab’s automobile and took a great exhausting look to determine him within the entrance seat earlier than launching their assault, have been caught by Arnab’s safety and at the moment are within the custody of the Mumbai Police. They confessed to Arnab’s safety that they’d been despatched by Congress social gathering higher-ups to show him a lesson.
This comes after Arnab had questioned Congress president Sonia Gandhi in his debate mere hours earlier.
Notably, after the Palghar lynching incident the place two sadhus have been killed together with their driver, Arnab had launched a scathing assault on the Congress and sought Sonia Gandhi’s assertion on the problem as Congress alliance is in energy in Maharashtra.
Earlier, agitated Congress staff filed a number of complaints towards Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami, an FIR has been registered towards him in a police station in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur.
The FIR within the Civil Strains police was filed on the criticism of state Congress chief Mohan Markam beneath varied sections of the Indian Penal Code, regarding selling enmity between totally different teams on grounds of faith, race, native land, residence, language, and so forth and deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage non secular emotions of any class by insulting its faith or non secular beliefs.
Within the criticism, Markam stated that in his TV programme, the editor has instigated against the law and tried to disrupt communal concord.
The Congress has additionally talked to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra minister Balasahab Thorat stated. “I condemn the attempts made by Arnab Goswami to communalise the unfortunate incident at Palghar & also the derogatory language used by him against @INCIndia President Sonia ji Gandhi. I have spoken to CM @OfficeofUT & HM @AnilDeshmukhNCP Strict action will be initiated against him,” he stated, in a tweet.
I condemn the makes an attempt made by Arnab Goswami to communalise the unlucky incident at Palghar & additionally the derogatory language utilized by him towards @INCIndia President Sonia ji Gandhi
I’ve spoken to CM @OfficeofUT & HM @AnilDeshmukhNCP Strict motion will probably be initiated towards him
— Balasaheb Thorat (@bb_thorat) April 22, 2020
Senior Odisha Congress Chief and MLA Narasingha Mishra has additionally filed a criticism towards Arnab Goswami for hate-mongering and inciting communal violence.
Filed police criticism towards @republic TV anchor Arnab Goswami for hate mongering and inciting communal violence. Creating social unrest beneath the guise of press freedom is unacceptable. #ArrestAntiIndiaArnab pic.twitter.com/f1jErjdR6S
— Narasingha Mishra (@NarasinghMishra) April 22, 2020
Congress has additionally initiated a web-based marketing campaign towards Goswami on varied social media platforms.
(With Company Inputs)