Mumbai, Nov. 12 -- Arnab Goswami, editor of Republic TV, and his wife, Samyabrata Ray, on Wednesday moved for pre-arrest bail before a sessions court in Mumbai, in connection with the FIR filed against them at NM Joshi Marg station for alleged assault on police officers who came to arrest him on November 4.

Goswami was arrested by Alibaug police for allegedly abetting the suicide of 53-year-old interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother Kumud in 2018.

At the time of arrest, Arnab and his wife was accused of assaulting members of the police team, who had come to arrest him. A woman officer had lodged a complaint against Goswami, his wife, his son, an unidentified man and a woman under IPC sections 353 (assault to deter public servant from...