TRP Scam: Fakt Marathi including four men, the owners are Box Cinema are sent to custody

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The suspects have been identified as Vishal Bhandari, Bompalli Rao, Narayan Sharma (owner of Box Cinema) and Shirish Shetty (Fakt Marathi owner). All the four suspects have been arrested for being involved in the manipulation of viewership ratings. Four individuals, including owners of Fakt Marathi and Box Cinema channels, have been sent to police custody till October 13 by a court in connection with the Television Rating Points (TRP) scam. Mumbai Police has disclosed several details in connection with the case. Police said the TRP scam involved manipulating TV channel ratings by bribing households to keep certain channels switched on for a specified duration. (UNA)