Mohammed Zubair of Alt News arrested for hurting religious sentiments


The Delhi Police on Monday arrested Mohammed Zubair of Alt News website for hurting religious sentiments. He’s been booked under sections 153/295 of the IPC.

Pratik Sinha, the co-founder of Alt News, tweeted, “No FIR copy is being given to us despite repeated requests.”

Sinha tweeted, “Zubair was called today by special cell, Delhi for investigation in a 2020 case for which he already had a protection against arrest from High Court.”

He added, “However, today at around 6.45pm we were told he has been arrested in some other FIR for which no notice was given which is mandatory under law for the Sections under which he has been arrested.”


The Delhi Police, according to NDTV, said that Zubair had joined the investigation and was arrested ‘after having sufficient evidence on record.’