No Relief for Zee Editors, as Bail Hearing Deferred


TNI Bureau: Zee TV editors Sudhir Chaudhary (Zee News) and Samir Ahluwalia (Zee Business) received a major blow, as their bail hearing was deferred till Monday. They will have to stay in jail till then.

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The editors, who are facing charges in connection with the extortion allegations made by Jindal Group, were earlier sent to 14-day judicial custody. They are currently lodged in Tihar Jail.

They have been booked under Section 384 (extortion), 420 (cheating), 120 B (criminal conspiracy) and 511 (punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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