Zee boss Subhash Chandra agrees to lie-detector test, 2 editors refuse
During the hearing, Aggarwal said his client is consenting to the lie detector test "to establish his truthfulness" as his image has been tarnished in this case by vested interests.
He, however, accused the investigating agency of being biased against his client saying the police has not moved a plea for subjecting Congress MP Navin Jindal to lie detection test to ascertain the truth behind the allegations.
"That further the bias of the investigating agency is established from the fact that the investigating officer prayed for the lie detector test of the respondent and other accused but to ascertain the truth the investigating officer ought to have prayed for lie detector test of Navin Jindal as the investigation is not only to prove the allegation of the complainant but to find the truth," he said.
Aggarwal also sought release of Chandra's passport for a period of 30 days and to allow him to visit London and New York to consult his doctors saying their consent would be necessary before he undergoes the test.
Sunil Mittal and R N Mittal, counsel for the two Zee editors, said their clients are not consenting to the test as they fear that the investigation in the case is being influenced by Navin Jindal.
"That the respondent is having apprehension that the investigation is conducted under the influence of the complainant as the respondent has been falsely implicated and