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Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair was produced by Delhi Police in Patiala House Court on Tuesday. Zubair was arrested on Monday night. Delhi Police had sought five days more remand of Mohammad Zubair. However, the court has granted four days remand.
Police say that other FIRs are also registered against him in different cases. He was arrested by Delhi Police on Monday evening for tweeting that disturbed communal harmony. Delhi Police got his one-day remand.
Delhi Police’s IFSO cell Deputy Commissioner KPS Malhotra said that after the objectionable tweet of Mohammad Zubair, there was a flood of hate speech on Twitter, which disturbed communal harmony. “Two things – technical gadgets and purpose – were important. He was wrong in both, the phone was formatted. He was arrested on these grounds.