July 20, 2022 7:32 pm
Zubair was first arrested on June 27 by Delhi Police over a 2018 tweet which an anonymous complainant found 'objectionable'.
July 20, 2022 6:33 pm
“We direct Zubair be released on bail on each of the FIRs in UP. Existence of powers of arrest must be distinguished from the exercise of powers of arrest, which must be used sparingly,” the apex court said.
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July 16, 2022 3:18 am
Additional Sessions Judge Devender Kumar Jangala granted bail to Zubair noting that a "democracy can neither work nor prosper unless people go out and share their views".
July 15, 2022 3:31 am
Zubair was sent back to Delhi’s Tihar jail after the hearing at Hathras CJM court. He faces a total of six cases in UP’s five districts.
July 14, 2022 4:15 am
The agency has started the process of recruiting police officers in the SIT. They are also sending letters to the districts concerned, requesting to provide FIR and documents related with the investigation done so far.
July 09, 2022 10:05 pm
The case in Lakhimpur Kheri was filed in September last year on a court directive. On Friday, the police moved a local court, obtained a ‘warrant B’ against Mohammed Zubair, and served it at Sitapur district jail, where he is lodged.
July 09, 2022 6:59 am
The interim bail, it said, is based on “terms and conditions to be imposed by the Judicial Magistrate-I, Sitapur, which shall include the conditions that the petitioner shall not post any tweets and shall not tamper with any evidence, electronic or otherwise in Bengaluru or anywhere else”.
July 09, 2022 7:13 am
Statement comes amid claims that co-founder Zubair received donations in personal account and organisation took money from countries such as Pakistan, in violation of FCRA.
July 08, 2022 6:33 am
“We sought Zubair’s police custody to recover the device from which he used to tweet, and also his motive for uploading objectionable matter on social media,” said Arvind Singh, Station House Officer, Khairabad (Sitapur), where the case was registered.