Republic TV CFO Summoned By Mumbai Police Today Over Ratings Scam
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Republic TV CFO Summoned By Mumbai Police Today Over Ratings Scam

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October 10, 2020

The Chief Financial Officer of Republic TV has been called in for questioning on Saturday by the Mumbai Police in the investigation into allegations that the television channel paid viewers to game its ratings and illegally earn more ad revenue, officials said.


New Delhi, 10 October 2020

As per news report of NDTV, Shiva Subramaniyam Sundaram is the first senior management official of the TV network to be summoned in the scandal that erupted on Thursday with the Mumbai Police revealing that an agency which tracks viewership had alleged that the numbers were being fudged by certain channels. Republic TV is the biggest name to have emerged in the early investigation with viewers testifying that they had been paid to keep the channel on even when they were not watching. The two others are local channels in Maharashtra called Fakt Marathi and Box Cinema.

Source -NDTV


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