CBI Raids Pranay Roy house, Arvind Kejriwal comes in support
India, New Delhi: NDTV co-founder and executive chairperson Pranay Roy's house was raided by CBI today. It is being said that the CBI raided the Delhi residence of Pranay Roy and his wife Radhika Roy late at the night. Pranay Roy is accused of fund diversion. In this case the CBI has registered the case.
CBI confirms raids going on at Co-Founder and Executive Co-Chairperson of NDTV, Prannoy Roy's residence in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/rgioj3624m— ANI (@ANI_news) June 5, 2017
The CBI said told that it has raided Delhi and Dehradun. Pranay Roy has been accused of making a loss of Rs 48 crore to ICICI Bank.
We strongly condemn raids on Dr Roy n NDTV group. Its an attempt to silence independent and anti-establishment voices— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 5, 2017
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condemned the raid on NDTV founder and renowned journalist Pranav Roy's residence today. Kejriwal tweeted that we oppose the raids at NDTV group and Dr. Rai. Banerjee tweeted that I am surprised by the news of the CBI raid at Dr. Pranav Rai's house. He is a respected and well-known person.
Talking about the matter, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said that the government does not interfere in any case, the CBI has got some information so that he has taken such a step. The law has been its job.
Congress leader Oscar Fernandes said that the media knows what is going on in the country and the media has to decide what is right and what is wrong?
On this matter, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said that fear of law should be within everyone and no matter how big a person is.
Fear of law is necessary and it should be applied no matter who you are: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on CBI raids at Prannoy Roy's locations pic.twitter.com/gdN4FUq32O— ANI (@ANI_news) June 5, 2017
Responding to this, a statement issued by NDTV said that in the process of harassing NDTV and its promoters on the basis of some old, endless, false accusations, the CBI has joined this morning. But NDTV and its promoters will continue their struggle against this harassment of various agencies.
We will not put arms in front of such efforts to hurt democracy and freedom of expression. For those people who are trying to ruin all the institutions of this country, we have only one message - we will continue to fight for our country. We will win such forces.
Around 8.00 am on Monday morning, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team reached the house of NDTV News Channel promoter Prannoy Roy's Greater Kailash-1 and raided the house. Pranay Roy is accused of fund diversion and fraud from the bank. CBI team is investigating the case of bank fraud from Pranay Roy and his wife Radhika Roy.
Prashant Bhushan said Raids on NDTV take place 3 days after BJP spokesman is asked to leave Razdan's show. The message is clear. Govt intimidating the media
Raids on NDTV take place 3 days after BJP spokesman is asked to leave Razdan's show. The message is clear. Govt intimidating the media https://t.co/e0J0gTmj4y— Prashant Bhushan (@pbhushan1) June 5, 2017