Zee News editors sent to Tihar jail
A Delhi court on Friday sent to 14-day judicial custody the two senior Zee Group editors arrested on Tuesday after the Delhi Police crime branch said their custodial interrogation was complete and they were no longer required in police custody.
But despite being served a notice, Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra and managing director of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd Punit Goenka are yet to join the probe.
The arrested duo — Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhary and Zee Business editor Samir Ahluwalia — were sent to Tihar Jail till December 14.
The duo were allegedly trying to extort R100 crore from Congress MP Naveen Jindal's group in exchange for not running reports on the firm's alleged role in the coal scam.
On Friday, a fresh bail application was filed on their behalf. The bail plea will be heard in court on Saturday. The first bail plea had been rejected on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the police also informed the court that three other senior officials of the Zee Group — Zee News sales head Amit Tripathi, managing director of Dish TV Jawahar Goel and Zee Group legal advisor A Mohan — had recorded their statements in the case.
The toll from the suspected hooch tragedy went up to 13 as four more people died in Bihar's Aurangabad late on Tuesday. Aurangabad district magistrate Saurabh Jorwal said the hooch is suspected to have been brought from Jharkhand and supplied to sellers in bordering villages of Gaya and Aurangabad. Gaya's senior police superintendent Harpreet Kaur said Santosh Chaudhary, the alleged main supplier, and his four associates have been arrested.
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