Press Esc to close
Saturday 05 September 2015
News updated at 3:29 AM IST
Weather
Max: 34°C
Min : 22°C
In Bengaluru
Rain lightly

Give 10 days time to Zee boss, son prior to arrest:Court to DP

New Delhi, Dec 20, 2012 (PTI)

A court here today told the Delhi Police to give ten working days time to Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra and his son if it wants to arrest them in the case of alleged Rs 100 crore extortion bid from Congress MP Naveen Jindal's firm by two editors of the news channel.

"You (crime branch of Delhi Police) proceed with the investigation, the moment you get evidence against them (Chandra and Goenka) then you approach the court to take permission to arrest them.

"In case arrest is required, you will have to give ten days time before arresting them," Additional Sessions Judge Raj Rani Mitra said.

The court passed the order while disposing of the anticipatory bail plea of Chandra and his son, Puneet Goenka, the managing director at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.

Earlier, on December 6, the court had granted them interim protection from arrest till December 14 on an application filed by the father-son duo, seeking the relief from arrest in the form of interim protection or anticipatory bail.

The court had then directed them to "join and cooperate" with the probe in the case of alleged extortion bid by Zee News Editor Sudhir Chaudhary and Zee Business Editor Samir Ahluwalia.

On December 14, the protection was further extended till today.
However, today, the prosecution opposed their plea for further extension of interim protection.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
People travelling on the roof a passenger train to particapte in Janmashtami festival in Mathura...

People travelling on the roof a passenger train to particapte in Janmashtami festival in Mathura...

Sachin Tendulkar attends the Isha Gramothsavam, a rural revitalization programme in Coimbatore...

Sachin Tendulkar attends the Isha Gramothsavam, a rural revitalization programme in Coimbatore...

Forest officials welcome first batch of Dasara elephants...

Forest officials welcome first batch of Dasara elephants...

Traditional Yakshagana artist performs dance...

Traditional Yakshagana artist performs dance...

People buying Lord Krishna idols on the eve of Sri Krishna Janmashthami...

People buying Lord Krishna idols on the eve of Sri Krishna Janmashthami...

A view of heavy traffic jam on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway in Gurgaon on Friday...

A view of heavy traffic jam on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway in Gurgaon on Friday...

One horned rhinoceros at a submerged area of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam...

One horned rhinoceros at a submerged area of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam...

Students from various parts of Karnataka perform Group Dance during the Samskrutika Habba...

Students from various parts of Karnataka perform Group Dance during the Samskrutika Habba...

Chennai- Mangalore Express derailment...

Chennai- Mangalore Express derailment...

Ducks on top of a submerged house in a flood affected village near Kaziranga...

Ducks on top of a submerged house in a flood affected village near Kaziranga...

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