JK High Court Stays Proceedings on Arnab Goswami and his Team

March 14

The Jammu Kashmir High Court has stayed proceedings against Arnab Goswami, Republic TV editor-in-chief and three other Republic reporters in a defamation complaint filed against them by People’s Democratic Party leader Nayeem Akhtar in 2018.

The PDP member had accused Republic TV including their JK head, Zeenat Fazili, Aditya Raj Kaul and one more reporter of theirs for tarnishing his image.

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Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta gave Akhtar has give Nayeem Akhtar time till April 15 to respond on why the case should not be quashed.

This comes days after the court of the chief judicial magistrate in Srinagar issued non-bailable warrants against the four journalists on February 23 following their failure to appear before the court.

Author: News Desk