Mumbai: The city police’s deputy commissioner of police for zone IX has submitted a criminal defamation complaint against Arnab Goswami, his wife Samyabrata Ray Goswami and ARG Outlier Media Pvt Ltd, owner of Republic Media Network, for the alleged disparaging remarks made against him in connection with the actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
The plea named Abhishek Trimukhe, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Zone lX as the complainant.
Rajput’s death on June 14 was first probed by cops of Bandra police station. The actor was found dead at his Bandra flat after he allegedly took his life.
The defamation complaint submitted through the public prosecutor said, “The instant complaint is being filed by the Public Prosecutor pursuant to the sanction granted to the complainant by the Home Department, Government of Maharashtra…”.
The plea said that the sanction was issued on October 23.
The complaint is submitted under various sections of the Indian Penal Code for offences relating to defamation.