MK Digital Line
▪The Mumbai crime branch on Sunday arrested Republic TV's CEO Vikash Khanchandani in connection with the TRP manipulation scam.

▪The crime branch official confirmed the development & said they arrested Vikash early Sunday morning from his residence. 

▪They will be producing him before the holiday court on Sunday afternoon.

▪ Police said, Vikash, who is the 13th accused to be arrested in the case, is the beneficiary of the scam & he had knowledge of the crime.

▪Last week, the sessions court granted interim relief to Republic TV COO Priya Mukherjee, who had sought anticipatory bail. 

▪The court directed Priya to be released on personal bond of Rs 50K in case of an arrest. 

▪The court also asked her to appear before the concerned police station once every week.

▪The channels are accused of paying money to households for keeping channels on. 

▪So far 12 persons were arrested in the case including Ghanshyam Singh, distribution head of the ARG Outlier Media private limited.

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