Arnab Goswami (file image)

The editor-in-chief of Republic Media Network, Arnab Goswami was allegedly attacked in Mumbai on Wednesday night.

Goswami was on his way back home from Republic’s studios in Mumbai at quarter-past-midnight on Wednesday night when the attack allegedly took place, according to republicworld.com.

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The physical attack was carried out by allegedly Congress goons who confessed to having been sent by party higher-ups.

The attack took place barely 500 metres away from Arnab’s house as he was driving back following his show, with his wife  – Republic TV Editor Samyabrata Ray Goswami – in their Toyota Corolla.

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Masked goons on a bike overtook and blocked Arnab’s car and proceeded to hurl bottles along with abuses after taking a good hard look to identify him in the front seat.

Arnab’s security caught the attackers, who are now in the custody of the Mumbai police and are being questioned.

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They reportedly confessed to Arnab’s security that they had been sent by the Congress to teach Arnab a lesson.

This comes after Arnab had questioned Congress president Sonia Gandhi in his debate few hours earlier.

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