Mumbai : Bombay High Court refuses interim bail to journalist Arnab Goswami in suicide abetment case.
The Court said that no case was made out for the excercise of extraordinary jurisdiction by the High Court under Article 226 of the Constitution when the petitioners have the alternate remedy of seeking regular bail under Section 439 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Republic TV Editor in Chief Arnab Goswami was arrested on the morning of November in a case registered by the Raigad Police in 2018 for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 52-year old Architect. He was remanded to judicial custody by CJM Alibag and was kept at a local school which has been Designated as a Covid centre for the Alibaug prison.
Yesterday, he was shifted to Taloja Jail in Navi Mumbai on allegation of using mobile phone while in Judicial Custody.