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Bombay high court suspend 2 FIRs against Arnab Goswami

Says the broadcast was not intending to defame any religious community

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MUMBAI: Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami was given an interim relief by Bombay high court on Tuesday as it suspended two FIRs against him for allegedly making provocating and inflammatory statements over Palgarh lynchings and gathering of migrant workers outside Bandra railway station. He was being questioned for giving a communal twist to the events. 

The court further added that no coercive steps to be taken against him until  further orders as there is no prima facie case made and no offences have been disclosed against Goswami. 

The court said, “It will be would be wrong to say that petitioner had made the statement in broadcast with a view to defame or insult the feelings of any religious group or community.” 

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