Zubair gets bail from SC

SC grants bail to Mohammed Zubair

New Delhi: Alt New Co-founder Mohammad Zubair got relief from the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The Apex Court granted bail in all FIRs lodged against him in Uttar Pradesh in connection with his alleged derogatory tweets.

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A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant, and AS Bopanna said that Zubair will be enlarged on bail in all the FIRs lodged in UP after depositing a bail bond of Rs 20,000 crore with Chief Metropolitan Magistrate at Patiala House Court, New Delhi. The Apex Court also ordered that he will be released on bail if any other FIR is lodged against him for the same cause of action.

The top court also transferred all the FIRs lodged in UP against Zubair for allegedly outraging religious sentiments to be investigated by the Delhi Police and clubbed them along with the existing FIR lodged by a special cell of Delhi Police.

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The bench also disbanded a UP police Special Investigation Team formed by the state government to investigate the FIRs against Zubair