The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has released its provisional attachment order in the TRP manipulation scam. The ED order has not mentioned the Republic in the context of any viewership malpractice.
Republic Media Network welcomed the news of the issuing a Provisional Attachment Order in the TRP Case. According to the channel statement, the Provisional Attachment Order has firmly established no viewership malpractices by Republic Media Network.
The Enforcement Directorate has, after detailed investigations, produced an Attachment Order that proves all the claims and allegations against Republic were false.
The channel statement further said that the raw data shows that even in the households where deviation/infirmity in data was found, the viewership of Republic TV and Republic Bharat in terms of viewership minutes was zero.
“This proves that no unlawful manipulation and distortion of viewership was being conducted by Republic TV or any of its sister channels and affiliates,” said the statement from the channel.
The statement further said, “The ED Provisional Attachment Order lays down the statements of those who reside in Bar-O-Meter households. None of the households has named Republic TV, Republic Bharat or any affiliate of Republic Media Network.