Campaign India Team
Dec 17, 2020

Former COO of BARC Romil Ramgarhia arrested in #TRPScam

Fourteenth arrest made in relation to the scam

Romil Ramgarhia
Romil Ramgarhia
The Mumbai Police has arrested former chief operating officer of BARC Romil Ramgarhia. This is the fourteenth arrest made in relation to the #TRPScam which broke in October 2020 and the first from BARC India.
Ramgarhia left the organisation in July 2020. 
The first arrests were two ex-employees of Hansa. Hansa has been working with BARC and sharing data of television channels. The arrested were accused of going to households whose data is being shared and asking them to run channels all day even if they are outside the house. After this employees of Fakt Marathi and Box Cinema were taken under custody.
The last arrest was of Republic TV CEO, Vikas Khanchandani, who was released on bail earlier this week. 
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