SunstarTV Bureau: The former chief operating officer of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), Romil Ramgarhia becomes the 14th accused to be arrested in the case of TRP manipulation.
According to the Mumbai police, Ramgarhia was offered holiday packages and shopping coupons by a TV channel for sharing confidential information on the chosen audience for assessing viewership patterns.
As per the report, Ramgarhia had received illegal financial benefits in the last couple of years. But after the evidence police sent a team to the BARC office in Mumbai, on Friday.
Earlier, police had arrested Republic TV’s chief executive officer (CEO) Vikas Khanchandani, owner of Fakt Mararthi and Box Cinema TV and several others in the same case.