In a shocking attack on the Republic Media Network, Mumbai Police has illegally assaulted and detained editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and is taking him to the Raigad Police Station in a case that was closed and has nothing to do with any ongoing probe. Senior Executive Editor Samyabrata Ray Goswami said that Police manhandled Arnab Goswami and the investigating officer threatened Arnab, stating “I am capable of anything.”
Mumbai Police literally barges into Arnab Goswami house to arrest him. Police manhandled him. Mumbai Police attacks Arnabpic.twitter.com/Pf0capK8iu
— Farrago Abdullah (@abdullah_0mar) November 4, 2020
Cops armed with an AK 47 to arrest Arnab, while @MumbaiPolice sent martyr Tukaram Omble to catch Ajmal Kasab armed with a stick and nothing else! But @BJP4Maharashtra unit is sleeping. https://t.co/dse37Ysqy8
— Shefali Vaidya. (@ShefVaidya) November 4, 2020
— Republic (@republic) November 4, 2020
— Arnab Goswami (@Arnab_RBharat) November 4, 2020
What is the need for this type of arrest?? Is he a terrorist?? All Dalai media silent. So talk against Sonia sena get assaulted arrested. As if other media house are so clean and unbiased. We stand with u.@vanitajain21@shakthigj pic.twitter.com/PQvKdMpToe
— SOWMIYA🇮🇳 (@sowmiyasid) November 4, 2020
Twitter users asked if we were living in a ‘democratic country’ and asked Mumbai Police to ‘have shame’ and called it ‘Gunda raj.’ They expressed that it was a ‘death of democracy’ and sought the resignation of Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh. They also tagged the Prime Minister & Home Minister to raise their voice for action.
Many people have expressed their views on Arnab’s Arrest , Here is some tweets
are we living in a democratic country ?
we stand with Arnab #RepublicVsLobbies
— Umang (@bhagwapremi9) November 4, 2020
I will continue to stand with #ArnabGoswami because he is a good man and a friend. I do not believe in allegations leveled at him. I know him to be one of high integrity. It is a long battle but we will hold steadfast. I do not need a hashtag to extend my support to Arnab.
— Savio Rodrigues 🇮🇳 (@PrinceArihan) November 3, 2020
I Am With Arnab Goswami #IStandWithArnab India With Arnab
— Arun Yadav (@beingarun28) November 4, 2020
Although emergency was defeated in 1977,the mentality is still alive!Today,supporters of emergency-Congress&Shivsena displaying the same undemocratic brutality to crush any voice of dissent.India has always fought such forces&struggle will continue.#EmergencyInMaharashtra#Arnab
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) November 4, 2020
Dear @RajatSharmaLive. No matter what your personal differences are, if you don’t stand with Arnab Goswami today, history will remember.
— Nupur J Sharma (@UnSubtleDesi) November 4, 2020
Shades of the Emergency!
The arrest of Arnab Goswami is an attack on the freedom of press. Those who really believe in this freedom must speak up!
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) November 4, 2020
Sachin Waze who is an Encounter Specalist was sent to arrest #ArnabGoswami in a 2 year old 306 IPC case.
Armed guards with AK 47 and semi automatic weapons were sent to arrest Arnab.
Imagine what have happened with Sadhvi Pragya & others by the Khakhi Goon Parambir.
— Prashant Patel Umrao (@ippatel) November 4, 2020
— Kangana Ranaut (@KangnaRanaut___) November 4, 2020
This comes just a day after the Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in his latest fake news plant called Arnab ‘the biggest hawala’ operator in the city of Mumbai.