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Delhi High Court grants police time to respond to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair's plea in objectionable tweet case
Lawyer Vrinda Grover, appearing for the petitioner, informed the high court that the trial court had granted bail to him earlier this month but urged the bench to grant him relief as sought in the petition
It is incredible that while the Supreme Court thinks Mohammed Zubair is a journalist, the Alt News co-founder doesn’t see himself as one
Zubair had challenged the Allahabad High Court order refusing to quash an FIR registered against him by Uttar Pradesh police in Sitapur for a tweet in which he allegedly called three Hindu seers 'hate mongers'
The court said the Alt-News co-founder will be released on interim bail by presenting bail bond of Rs 20,000 before the magistrate court at Patiala house
The bail application was moved before Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Mohamaddi on 11 July after the court sent Zubair to a 14-day judicial custody in the case
The plea of the Alt-News co-founder has also challenged the constitution of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) by the Uttar Pradesh government to probe the six cases
Each time a foreign newspaper, think tank or government speaks up for Mohammed Zubair, you make people here more angry. You make people feel that this is a tussle between India and the rest of the world
He was presented before the Lakhimpur court through video conferencing from Sitapur Jail. The court will hear his bail plea on 13 July
The Lakhimpur Kheri court summoned Mohammed Zubair to appear before it on 11 July
Mohammad Zubair case: Bail can’t be granted based on the gravity of offences alleged, says Delhi court rejecting plea
Atul Shrivastava, representing Delhi Police, said there are donations from countries like Pakistan and Syria and hence the case is not just about a simple tweet when Zubair’s lawyer said, "The mentioned tweet belonged to the comedy 'Kissi Se Na Kehna’, which was not censored
Delhi Police on Saturday said Pravda Media, Alt News’ parent company, received over Rs 2 lakh through various transactions wherein either the mobile phone number or the IP address was of foreign countries, which included Pakistan and several Middle Eastern countries
Mohammed Zubair was produced before the court on expiry of his five-day custodial interrogation
The Alt-News co-founder had challenged the legality of his police remand in the Delhi High Court in a case related to an alleged objectionable tweet he had posted in 2018 against a Hindu deity
The Alt-News co-founder was arrested on Monday for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Hindus through an ‘objectionable’ tweet he posted in 2018
The Alt News co-founder was arrested on 27 June for posting an 'objectionable' tweet and 'hurting religious' sentiments
Delhi High Court directs police not to take coercive action against Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair
Zubair was booked by Delhi Police’s Cyber Cell on the complaint of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights for 'threatening and torturing a girl child through Twitter'
The complaint refers to a photo of the girl and her grandfather shared by Mohammed Zubair on Twitter during an online spat with the minor’s father
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