Almost 40,000 subscribers have been affected by the raid conducted on behalf of Star India in Delhi. The areas affected are Daryaganj and Pharganj. The cable operator Haryana Communications Private Limited office was raided for illegally screening Star TV channel after its licence had been terminated.
The raiding party seized seven modulators, seven decoders, four chips, one colour TV set and other equipment from the office of Haryana Communication at Asaf Ali Road.
The cable operator has been charged under Copyright Act, 1956 for infringing the copyright of Star India by unauthorised broadcast of its channels.