'Distressing', 'Zero Sympathy': Twitter Polarised Over Journalist Arnab Goswami's Arrest

'Distressing', 'Zero Sympathy': Twitter Polarised Over Journalist Arnab Goswami's Arrest

On Wednesday morning, netizens woke up to the shocking news of the arrest of TV anchor and journalist Arnab Goswami. According to news reports, Maharashtra Police arrested the Republic TV editor-in-chief from his house for allegedly abetting the suicide of interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother Kumud Naik in 2018.

News agency ANI reported that the police entered Goswami’s residence early in the day and attempted to detain him. The anchor's arrest has led to a storm of reactions on Twitter. While some believe that his arrest is motivated by political vendetta, others are in support of Maharashtra Police.

The Twitterverse Is Divided

Twitter is overflowing with polarising opinions over Gosawmi's arrest. Here's what netizens are saying.

Editor's Guild Of India condemns his arrest

Wrong manner of arrest

Attack on free press

Democracy isn't selective!

Supporting fascism?

Ethics over opinions

Selective support for selective journalists?

As blunt as it gets

Always finding a meme opportunity

What are your thoughts on Goswami's arrest?

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