The Editors Guild of India has issued a statement on the arrest of Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief of Republic TV.
Editors Guild of India is shocked to learn about the arrest of Arnab Goswami, editor in chief of Republic TV, in the early hours of Wednesday by the police. Goswami was arrested from his Mumbai residence on reportedly on abetment of suicide case.
EGI condemns the sudden arrest and found it extremely distressing.
Guild calls upon the Chief Minister of Maharashtra to ensure that Goswami is treated fairly and state power is not used against critical reporting by the media.
Editors Guild of India
[Press Statement dt. 04-11-2020]