Press Esc to close
Friday 30 January 2015
News updated at 2:25 AM IST
Weather
Max: 28°C
Min : 17°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Zee chief gets shield against arrest till Dec 14

New Delhi, Dec 6, 2012 (IANS)

 A Delhi court Thursday granted interim protection against arrest to Zee group chairman Subhash Chandra till Dec 14 in a case of an alleged extortion bid of Rs.100 crore by two journalists of his TV channel.

Additional Session Judge Raj Rani Mitra granting the shield against arrest on the anticipatory bail pleas of Chandra and Zee group's managing director Puneet Goenka.

Both of them were told to deposit their passport with the investigating officer and join the probe. Chandra and Goenka filed anticipatory bail pleas Wednesday.

Police had twice served notice on Chandra last month asking him to join investigation after the arrest of Zee editors Sudhir Chaudhury and Samir Ahluwalia for their alleged bid to extort Rs.100 crore from Congress MP Naveen Jindal's company.

Chaudhary, head of Zee News, and Ahluwalia, head of Zee Business, were arrested Nov 27 on charges of allegedly attempting to extort money from Jindal's company in exchange for not filing news reports linking his firm to irregular coal blocks allocation. The company filed an extortion case.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A groom leads his horse in the equine pool after working out on the track, during early morning...

A groom leads his horse in the equine pool after working out on the track, during early morning...

A handler bathes a horse after a training session ahead of the Indian Derby in Mumbai...

A handler bathes a horse after a training session ahead of the Indian Derby in Mumbai...

Ladakhi women offering prayers during the inauguration of traditional Buddhist prayer...

Ladakhi women offering prayers during the inauguration of traditional Buddhist prayer...

A Police man takes pictures as the Raisina Hill which houses India's most important ministries...

A Police man takes pictures as the Raisina Hill which houses India's most important ministries...

A man walks on a snow covered path after in Srinagar on Thursday. Temperatures drop due...

A man walks on a snow covered path after in Srinagar on Thursday. Temperatures drop due...

A scene after light snow fall at Dal Lake in Srinagar on Thursday...

A scene after light snow fall at Dal Lake in Srinagar on Thursday...

Migratory seagulls are seen above the river Ganga during Magh Mela in Allahabad...

Migratory seagulls are seen above the river Ganga during Magh Mela in Allahabad...

President Pranab Mukherjee leaving for Beating Retreat ceremony from forecourt...

President Pranab Mukherjee leaving for Beating Retreat ceremony from forecourt...

School children perform during presentation of National Bal Shree Honour 2011 & 2012...

School children perform during presentation of National Bal Shree Honour 2011 & 2012...

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor during inauguration of International Bicycle & Fitness Expo...

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor during inauguration of International Bicycle & Fitness Expo...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523