New Delhi, October 15
The Supreme Courtroom right this moment refused to entertain Republic TV’s petition towards summons issued to its executives by the Mumbai Police in reference to the TRP rip-off and requested it to maneuver the Bombay Excessive Courtroom.
“Like another citizen who faces the predicament of an investigation underneath the Code of Prison Process, the petitioner must take recourse to the treatments accessible underneath applicable provisions of regulation. Therefore, the petition underneath Article 32 of the Structure shouldn’t be entertained,” a Bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud mentioned. “One should think about the Bombay Excessive Courtroom,” mentioned the Bench mentioning that Republic TV has an workplace at Worli which is near Flora Fountain the place the Bombay Excessive Courtroom is positioned.
“Higher, you progress HC for aid,” the highest court docket advised petitioner Arg Outlier Media Non-public Ltd which owns the Republic Media Community.
Harish Salve, representing the petitioner, withdrew the plea following the court docket’s refusal and the plea was “dismissed as withdrawn”. — TNS