Supreme Court Grants 3-Week Relief to Journalist Arnab Goswami
GUWAHATI: The Supreme Court granted journalist Arnab Goswami protection from coercive action for three weeks in connection with some FIRs lodged against him in various states for alleged defamatory statements.
The SC ruled that no coercive action will be taken against the journalist till then.
The court also stayed all FIRs against him except the one registered at Sadar Police Station in Nagpur. It transferred the FIR in Nagpur to Mumbai where it w
ill be investigated.
The bench of justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah also issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana and union territory of Jammu and Kashmir where cases have been registered against Goswami.