Republic Media Network Chief money dealer (CFO) S Sundaram has been issued summons by the Raigad police in association to the 2018 suicide of designer Anvay Naik and his mother. Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami, together with co-accused Feroz Shaikh and Nitesh genus Sarda, were granted interim bail within the case by the Supreme Court on Wednesday. whereas the 3 defendant were sent to judicial custody, the court had allowed a team from the Raigad police crime branch to interrogate them for 3 hours in Taloja Central Jail after they were lodged there.
A crime branch officer aforementioned that in questioning, Goswami had aforementioned that creating payments on behalf of the corporate was the work of the chief financial officer. “Accordingly, we’ve got issued summons to him and he ought to seem before North American nation within the returning days,” the officer additional.
The officer aforementioned that the inquiry within the case, together with scrutinising the monetary records of the defendant, is current. He additional that a number of the defendant have aforementioned that they created payments to Naik albeit work deadlines weren’t met. “A few additional persons are issued summons within the returning days,” the officer aforementioned, adding that they’ll conjointly audit additional monetary records before filing a chargesheet within the matter.
Officer S Varade of Alibaug police, WHO had at the start investigated the case, had claimed that instead of being owed cash, it had been Naik WHO owed cash to Feroz Shaikh and Nitesh genus Sarda. This was the idea on that the police had filed a closure report within the case before the court last year.
Varade currently faces a department inquiry with Konkan IGP seeking his suspension for allegedly not inquisitory the case in a very correct manner. whereas Varade had closed the case citing meager proof to charge the 3 defendant named within the suicide note, the case was reopened in Oct and probe was two-handed over to Raigad crime branch.