Delhi: Mohammed Zubair’s bail rejected, sent to 14-day judicial custody

Zubair was arrested in a case related to an "objectionable tweet" he had posted in 2018 against a Hindu deity.

The Delhi’s Patiala House Court rejected the bail plea of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair, granting the Delhi police an extended 14-day judicial custody of the journalist, on Saturday.

Zubair was arrested in a case related to an “objectionable tweet” he had posted in 2018 against a Hindu deity.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria allowed the police plea, which said further investigation was on.

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The police had produced Zubair before the court on the expiry of his five-day custodial interrogation.

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