New Delhi, India: The Allahabad High Court has given a huge blow to the co-editor of the propaganda website Alt News. Mohammad Zubair’s plea was denied by the High Court. Let us remind you that Mohammad Zubair tweeted that three Hindu saints, Yati Narasimhanand Saraswati, Bajrang Muni, and Anand Swaroop, were preaching hatred. On the basis of which the FIR was filed. This was appealed to the Supreme Court.
Actually, Bhagwan Sharan, the Sitapur district president of Hindutva outfit Rashtriya Hindu Sher Sena, had claimed that Mohammad Zubair’s tweet had wounded his religious emotions. Mohammad Zubair is accused of insulting Hindu religious leaders on his Twitter account. Hate remarks were also allegedly directed towards Mahant Bajrang Muni, the National Patron of the Rashtriya Hindu Sher Sena. The court noted during the hearing that the case is still in its early stages and that the investigation has not progressed beyond the preliminary efforts made on the day of registration. The High Court further stated that a review of the case record prima facie establishes the case at this time and indicates sufficient grounds for further investigation. A bench of Justice Ramesh Sinha and Justice Ajay Kumar Srivastava dismissed the plea during the hearing.
The UP Police have filed a case against Mohammad Zubair under Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code and Section 67 of the Information Technology Act 2000. Following this, Mohammad Zubair petitioned the Allahabad High Court to have the FIR dismissed. According to the appeal, he did not offend anyone’s religious beliefs or faith in the tweet, and the FIR filed against him was simply for harassment, hence it should be annulled.
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Let us remind you that Mohammad Zubair circulated the purported words made by Nupur Sharma regarding the Prophet Muhammad by translating them into Arabic, which caused the problem to escalate to the worldwide level, with Muslim countries all over the world denouncing India. Zubair had previously been accused of propagating lies through propaganda and fake news under the name of fact-checking.