Attorney General KK Venugopal said the stand-up comedian's tweets “crossed the line between humour and contempt".
The Supreme Court said if it did not “interfere in the case today, we will walk on a path of destruction" and that the Bombay HC was incorrect in not granting him bail.
The sessions court has adjourned the revision plea filed by the Republic TV chief against CJM order till Tuesday.
This means that even if Goswami manages to get the bail from the sessions court, the investigation into the Anvay Naik case will continue.
Arnab Goswami, the Republic TV editor in chief, was arrested last week in connection with a two-year-old abetment to suicide case.
The Republic TV editor-in-chief will have to spend the weekend in judicial custody as high court directs session court to decide on his bail plea within four days.
The division bench of justices S.S. Shinde and M.S Karnik will now hear the matter on Saturday.
The order of the Chief Judicial Court Magistrate of Alibaug town in Raigad district of Maharashtra contradicts claims made by two ministers
Bombay High Court has said it will hear the plea on Friday at 3 pm.
Arnab Goswami Arrest: 2018 Suicide Case Reopened Due To Court Order, Not Vendetta, Maharashtra Minister Claims
The order to reinvestigate the case was given in May, before the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, after which the Republic TV chief lambasted the Mumbai Police and Maharashtra government.