Delhi Court rejects bail plea of Mohd Zubair, sends him to 14-day judicial custody
Zubair was produced before the court after his 4-day police remand came to an end today. The Delhi Police has sought his judicial custody. Read further on Dynamite News:
New Delhi: Patiala House Court on Saturday rejected bail plea of Alt News co-founder Mohd Zubair and granted him 14-day judicial custody in a case related to an alleged objectionable tweet.
Zubair was produced before the court after his 4-day police remand came to an end today. The Delhi Police has sought his judicial custody.
The FIR against Zubair was lodged on June 20 based on the complaint filed by the Duty Officer of the IFSO unit of the Delhi Police Special Cell which tackles cyber crimes.
Zubair was arrested and sent to one day of police custody after a First Information Report (FIR) was registered against him based on a Twitter posting, which another Twitter handle alleged "hurt Hindu sentiments."
The mentioned tweet belonged to film 'Kissi Se Na Kehna' by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. (With ANI inputs)