Why no “Security for Good Behaviour”?: Mumbai Police to Arnab Goswami

Republic TV sends legal notice to Indian Express for the story on Arnab Goswami

Republic TV Editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has got no relief even now. Mumbai Police has now issued show-cause notice to Goswami. They alleged that the remarks which were made during the Palghar lynching case and the Bandra migrant’s incident were provocative in nature on the basis of community disputes. On this the police has demanded “GOOD-BEHAVIOUR” bond from Goswami.

Under section 108 of CrPC police has the power to demand “security for good behavior” from any person who is suspected to spread communal disharmony. On this Sudhir Jambavdekar, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Worli Division) exercised his power as an Executive Magistrate and served the notice. The notice was to show cause why he should not be asked to furnish the bond of “security for good behavior” up to the amount of Rs. 10 lakh for duration of one year alongwith one guarantor who can control his behavior and is also well known in the society.

Goswami has been asked to present himself before the Special Executive Magistrate and Assistant Commissioner of Police, Worli Division on today at 4 pm.