On Thursday, AltNews co-founder Mohammed Zubair applied to the Supreme Court asking that six FIRs filed against him in Uttar Pradesh be dismissed. Prayers submit by him challenging the FIRs recorded in Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Muzaffarnagar, Ghaziabad, and two in Hathras. The petition also challenges the establishment of a SIT by the Uttar Pradesh Police.
According to the report, the Uttar Pradesh government has set up a two-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate six cases involving the arrest of Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair. SIT led by IG Preetinder Singh and DIG Amit Kumar Verma have also been joined to the team.
Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair approaches the Supreme Court to seek to extinguish all six FIRs registered against him in Uttar Pradesh
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SIT will investigate six cases that have been filed in Sitapur of Uttar Pradesh, Lakhimpur Kheri, Ghaziabad, Hathras and Muzaffarnagar. Out of a total of six cases, two are filed in Hathras district while one is registered in Sitapur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Ghaziabad and Muzaffarnagar. Zubair was detained in Tihar prison after being detained by Delhi police on June 27 in connection with an FIR filed against him for hurting religious sentiments through offensive tweets aimed at followers. HInduism.
It should be noted that Mohammed Zubair was Okay provisional bail in the Sitapur case on 8 July 2022, by a rest bench composed of Judges Indira Banerjee and JK Maheshwari. The bench has made it clear that the relief is subject to a requirement that he not post any further tweets, that the investigation in the FIR is not delayed and that the temporary respite does not last until any other case against him. happenning. Furthermore, the provisional bail in the Sitapur case was extended on 13th July by a court chaired by Justice DY Chandrachud and his request to annul the FIR will go to trial in September.
However, the decision on his bail application in a case involving a 2018 tweet that insulted religious sensibilities has been delayed until Friday in Delhi. Advocate Vrinda Grover, who represents Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair, told the Delhi court on Thursday that the investigation into the case does not require him to be detained for all investigations. is electronic and any further restriction on his liberty would violate a Supreme Court ruling. Meanwhile, Special Prosecutor Atul Srivastava Debate Rs 56 lakh has been credited to Zubair’s account through Razorpay.
The court is considering Zubair’s bail application in a case related to a 2018 tweet that allegedly insulted religious sentiments. “We have informed Razorpay. They provided UPI. Through NPCI, we can get detailed banking information. There may be certain tampering in this case that can be done, we are looking into that. Notice of banks has been released,” Srivastava added. When the court asked Srivastava why Zubair’s guardianship was needed, he said, “Those who are Gumnaam (unnamed) will still be Gumnaam if he shows up. We tried our best to contact them.” The court then reserved an order in the case on Friday, at 2 p.m. ET.
Zubair is said to have received Rs 56 lakh in his bank account from foreign sources and breached the FCRA. Today in UP, a 7th FIR also went against him in UP’s Chandauli.