NDTV terms CBI raids as a witch-hunt

NDTV-Prannoy-RoyNDTV reacted strongly on CBI raids his residence for allegedly causing loss to a private bank.

NDTV termed it’s as a “witch-hunt” based on “same old” false accusations. “CBI stepped up concerted harassment of NDTV & its promoters based on same old endless false accusations. We will not succumb to these attempts to blatantly undermine democracy and free speech in India. Message to those trying to destroy institutions of India & everything it stands for: we’ll fight for our country & overcome these forces.”, said NDTV.

Caretakers at NDTV co-founder Prannoy Roy’s house say 6-7 people from CBI came in the morning and searched the house in Dehradun.CBI searches were conducted at the residence of the Roys at Greater Kailash-I in New Delhi. The report further added that four locations, including Delhi and Dehradun, are under the scanner.