Published On: Wed, Nov 4th, 2020

Reminds us of Emergency: Amit Shah on arrest on Arnab Goswami

New Delhi, Nov 4 (PTI) Terming the arrest of journalist Arnab Goswami as a “blatant misuse of state power”, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said the “attack on free press must be and will be opposed”.

Home Minister Amit Shah

The home minister also slammed the opposition parties, saying Congress and its allies have “shamed democracy” and that the incident “reminds us of Emergency”.

Goswami was arrested by the Maharashtra Police from his residence in Mumbai this morning in a case of abetment of suicide

In a tweet, Shah said, “Congress and its allies have shamed democracy once again. Blatant misuse of state power against Republic TV & Arnab Goswami is an attack on individual freedom and the 4th pillar of democracy”.

“It reminds us of the Emergency. This attack on free press must be and WILL BE OPPOSED,” he said.

Goswami, who was seen being pushed into a police van, claimed that he was assaulted by police at his home, while being taken away.

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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