Guwahati, Nov 11: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today requested Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to provide adequate security to Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami, who is in judicial custody.
‘Talked to Maharashtra CM Shri Uddhav Thackeray ji and requested him for adequate security arrangements for renowned journalist Arnab Goswami. I talked to him as Mr. Goswami's family members approached me and intimated that there is not enough security provided to him,’ Sonowal tweeted.
On November 4, Goswami was arrested by Mumbai Police for allegedly abetting the suicide of one Anvay Naik, an interior designer, in the year 2018. Later, he was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a lower court later that day. The suicide case, in which a closure report was filed in 2019, was reopened after Naik's wife Akshata approached a court.