Politicians, media body condemn arrest of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair
Alt News co-found Mohammed Zubair’s arrest by the Delhi Police on Monday triggered condemnation by a number of political leaders, including Rahul Gandhi and Sitaram Yechury, and media body Digipub, a representative body of digital news media organisations.
Delhi Court Sends Alt News Co-founder Mohammed Zubair to One-Day Police Custody
Zubair was arrested in a case which the Delhi Police registered after receiving a complaint from a Twitter handle, wherein it was alleged that he had tweeted a questionable image with a purpose to deliberately insult religious sentiments
Mohammed Zubair, AltNews co-founder, arrested for allegedly hurting religious sentiments
Mohammed Zubair arrest: The FIR against Mohammed Zubair was registered based on a complaint by a man who had tagged the Delhi Police on social media, alleging that Zubair hurt his religious sentiments.