Delhi court to hear Mohammed Zubair's bail plea in 2018 tweet case on July 14

Special Public prosecutor Atul Srivastava sought deferment saying he won't be able to argue the matter today.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 11:37 AM IST
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Delhi court to hear Mohammed Zubair's bail plea in 2018 tweet case on July 14 | File

A Delhi court will hear on July 14 the plea filed by fact-checkerand co-founder of Alt News Mohammed Zubair seeking bail in the Delhi FIR registered against the 2018 tweet case.

Reportedly, the Special Public prosecutor Atul Srivastava informed Additional Sessions Judge Devender Kumar Jangala of Patiala House Courts that he will not be able to argue to the matter today. Srivastava sought accommodation for July 14.

What Is The 2018 Tweet Case?

Zubair, in 2018, tweeted a screenshot of a scene from Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 1983 film Kisi Se Na Kehna and a person filed an FIR against him with the Delhi police.

He was arrested on June 27 in connection with the case under Sections 153A (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, etc.) and 295 (Injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class) of the Indian Penal Code.

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