A Delhi court has directed Tihar jail authorities to produce two senior Zee editors before it on December 8 after the police moved an application for their custody.
Metropolitan Magistrate Neha issued production warrants for Zee News head Sudhir Chaudhary and Zee Business Editor Samir Ahluwalia.
Delhi Police's Crime Branch had on Tuesday moved an application seeking a day's custody of the duo. They want to Chaudhury and Ahluwalia with Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra and Punit Goenka, one of the managing directors of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited.
Presently lodged in Tihar jail, the duo has been booked under Sections 384 (extortion), 420 (cheating), 120 (b) (criminal conspiracy) and 511 (punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment) of the IPC.