Mumbai Police have listed Arnab Goswami as a suspect in the TRP fraud.

Mumbai Police have listed Arnab Goswami as a suspect in the TRP fraud. Goswami and four others from ARG Outlier Media that possesses Republic TV – COO Priya Mukherjee, Shivendu Mulelkar, and Shiva Sundaram – have been named as blamed in the 1800-page second strengthening charge sheet, detailed Live Law.

The Mumbai Police on Tuesday presented the charge sheet in the Television Rating Points (TRP) trick case naming Editor-in-head of Republic TV Arnab Goswami as a denounced.

Goswami and four others from ARG Outlier Media that possesses Republic TV – COO Priya Mukherjee, Shivendu Mulelkar, and Shiva Sundaram – have been named as blamed in the 1800-page second strengthening charge sheet, revealed Live Law.

An FIR for the situation was enrolled nine months prior after previous Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh named the direct being engaged with the trick.

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On October 8, 2020, Singh had said that a TRP racket had been busted which included Republic TV, Box Cinema, and Fakt Marathi. As per him, the channels were controlling TRPs by purportedly paying off Partho Dasgupta, the previous (CEO) of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), to increase their viewership.

The TRP trick became exposed last year when BARC stopped an objection through Hansa Research Group claiming that specific TV channels were fixing TRP numbers.

The Mumbai Police has captured 13 individuals regarding the case, including the previous COO of BARC. It has charge-sheeted 12 individuals for the situation, including previous authorities of Hansa Research Group, proprietors of information channels, and one Republic Media worker – right-hand VP (appropriation) Ghanshyam Singh. They have been accused of cheating, criminal connivance, and annihilation of proof.

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