LIVE: Alibaug Court to hear cops' plea on Arnab's judicial remand on Nov 9

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The Bombay High Court is hearing a habeas corpus plea by Republic TV Managing Director and Chief Editor Arnab Goswami, challenging his arrest by the Maharashtra Police in an abetment of suicide case and seeking interim bail. The court also hearing a plea filed by Adnya Naik, daughter of the architect Anvay Naik, who along with his mother Kumud Naik, had committed suicide at their bungalow in Alibaug, Raigad, on May 5, 2018. She has sought a reinvestigation into the case or transferring it to an independent agency.

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Alibaug Court to hear cops' plea on Arnab Goswami's judicial remand on Nov 9

A sessions court at Alibaug in Raigad district on Saturday posted for hearing on November 9 the police's revision plea challenging a magistrate's order remanding Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami to judicial custody in connection with a 2018 abetment of suicide case. The Alibaug district sessions court passed the order after it was informed that the Bombay High Court is presently hearing petitions filed by Goswami and two other accused in the case - Feroze Shaikh and Nitesh Sarda - seeking interim bail and challenging their "illegal arrest". The police had in its application sought the sessions court to quash the lower court's order and grant them custody of the three accused.

Mere non-payment of dues cannot amount to abetment to suicide, says Arnab Goswami's lawyer

Aggarwal(for co-accused) citing a case law to state that mere non-paymnet of dues cannot amount to abetment to suicide.
 

Arnab Goswami suicide abetment case LIVE updates: It is essentially a civil dispute, says Arnab's lawyer

Even if payment has not been made, and some altercation took between them, and person committed suicide, it is essentially a civil dispute and no offence under Sect 306 IPC sustainable: Aggarwal submits referring to the precedent.

Arnab Goswami suicide abetment case LIVE updates: Only three names are given in the suicide name - they are strangers

Aggarwal: Only three names are given in the suicide name. This is the only basis for FIR. They are three different persons, three different businessmen. Section 34(common intention) is also invoked along with 306. Three strangers and common intention?

Aggarwal: Three different people in three different areas. But Section 34 IPC invoked. Where is common intention? Section 306 IPC not made out.

Arnab Goswami arrest case LIVE updates: Hearing underway: Arnab's lawyers presents his case

Arnab Goswami's advocate to Justice Shinde: The Court has the power to give interim relief if I can prima facie show a good case.

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Justice Shinde to Arnab Goswami's lawyer: Please don't expect that petitions are filed on one day and disposed of the next day without hearing the other side.

Arnab Goswami arrest case LIVE updates: The court can issue only relief of habeas order in case of illegal detention, says Bombay HC

Adv Vijay Agarwal (appearing for Arnab Goswami) says that the Writ Petition seeks the quashing of FIR, and also an interim application seeking bail also moved.
 

Arnab Goswami arrest case LIVE updates: Bombay HC hears plea for interim release of Arnab Goswami

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The decision comes under the Disaster Management Act.
 
"In exercise of the powers conferred on the undersigned as Chairperson of the Disaster Executive Committee of State Disaster Management Authority, hereby orders, a complete ban on sale or use of crackers of any kind, throughout the Union Territory of Chandigarh," says an order signed by Advisor Manoj Parida. Read on...

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Haryana on Friday banned the sale and bursting of firecrackers across the state, said Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, adding that the notice will be issued on Saturday.
 
"Earlier we had decided to ban the sale and bursting of firecrackers in NCR and Panchkula area. But now we have decided to ban it across the state, notice will be issued tomorrow (Saturday)," he said. Read on...

Arnab Gowasmi arrest case: No relief for Arnab yet, Bombay HC to hear matter

The Bombay High Court will today hear a habeas corpus plea by Republic TV Managing Director and Chief Editor Arnab Goswami, challenging his arrest by the Maharashtra Police in an abetment of suicide case and seeking interim bail.

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