NEW DELHI: The newest growth within the alleged TRP manipulation row is that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over the inquiry into the alleged TRP manipulation case from the Lucknow police, in response to officers quoted in a PTI report.
A case had been registered within the Hazratganj police station of Lucknow after a grievance was filed by an individual named Kamal Sharma, three days in the past.
The alleged TRP manipulation rip-off was first unearthed by the Mumbai police commissioner ParamBirSinghon 8 October. Since then, expenses have been flying thick and quick between one of many accused Republic Media and the legislation keepers. Singh throughout his press convention had acknowledged three channels together with Republic had been concerned within the rigging. Nonetheless, the Arnab Goswami led information broadcaster was vehement in its denial of its involvement, saying that the commissioner was indulging in a vendetta marketing campaign. Goswami had additionally mentioned he would battle the Mumbai police within the courts.
It even moved the courtroom searching for to quash the FIR lodged by the Mumbai police towards it.Through the ongoing arguments in courtroom yesterday, advocate Kapil Sibal representing the Maharashtra authorities and the Mumbai police Police, acknowledged that the FIR has no point out of Republic, therefore there is no such thing as a have to quash it. However, advocate Harish Salve representing Republic Media, assured that the petitioner will cooperate with the authorities at any time when known as to take action.
To date, it appears as if Arnab and Republic are scoring factors towards the police on this particular case. Will the latter play a hidden card? We are able to solely wait and watch.