Up to date: November 13, 2020 1:19:29 am
Republic Media Community Chief Monetary Officer (CFO) S Sundaram has been issued summons by the Raigad police in connection to the 2018 suicide of inside decorator Anvay Naik and his mom. Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami, together with co-accused Feroz Shaikh and Nitesh Sarda, had been granted interim bail within the case by the Supreme Courtroom on Wednesday. Whereas the three accused had been despatched to judicial custody, the court docket had allowed a crew from the Raigad police crime department to interrogate them for 3 hours in Taloja Central Jail once they had been lodged there.
Against the law department officer mentioned that in questioning, Goswami had mentioned that making funds on behalf of the corporate was the job of the CFO. “Accordingly, we’ve issued summons to him and he ought to seem earlier than us within the coming days,” the officer added.
The officer mentioned that the inquiry within the case, together with scrutinising the monetary data of the accused, is in progress. He added that a few of the accused have mentioned that they made funds to Naik despite the fact that work deadlines weren’t met. “A couple of extra individuals will probably be issued summons within the coming days,” the officer mentioned, including that they can even audit extra monetary data earlier than submitting a chargesheet within the matter.
Officer S Varade of Alibaug police, who had initially investigated the case, had claimed that fairly than being owed cash, it was Naik who owed cash to Feroz Shaikh and Nitesh Sarda. This was the idea on which the police had filed a closure report within the case earlier than the court docket final 12 months.
Varade now faces a division inquiry with Konkan IGP searching for his suspension for allegedly not probing the case in a correct method. Whereas Varade had closed the case citing inadequate proof to cost the three accused named within the suicide word, the case was reopened in October and probe was handed over to Raigad crime department.
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