Indian Muslim journalist Mohammad Zubair arrested for 2018 Twitter post
New Delhi Police have arrested Muslim co-founder of a fact-checking website, Mohammed Zubair on charges of hurting religious sentiments for a tweet he posted in 2018.
According to a foreign news agency, Muhammad Zubair has been arrested for tweeting a photo in 2018. The Indian journalist is accused of hurting religious sentiments.
On the other hand, opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has also condemned the arrest of Muhammad Zubair and said that suppressing one voice of truth will give rise to thousands of such voices, the final victory will be of truth.
It may be recalled that Muhammad Zubair had recently exposed derogatory statements about Islam and Holy Prophet (PBUH) by former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma.