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FIR against four journalists of Republic TV for 'incitement to disaffection'

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An FIR was registered against four journalists of the news channel Republic TV for allegedly defaming the Mumbai police and trying to cause "disaffection" among members of the police force. Republic TV termed it as an "assault on media rights" and said it will fight every "strongarm tactic". The FIR pertained to a report run by the channel about a 'revolt' against the city police commissioner by senior officers, an official said.