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Twitter handle that flagged Alt News' Mohd Zubair's 2018 tweet deleted

Mohammed Zubair of Alt News, 33, is currently in police custody and is being questioned over one of his objectionable tweets which he posted in 2018

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AltNews co-founder Mohammad Zubair being taken to the Patiala House Court, following his arrest by special cell of Delhi Police on charges of hurting religious sentiments, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

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The Twitter account that alerted Delhi Police regarding Alt news co-founder Mohammed Zubair's 'objectionable' post no longer exists on the social media platform.

According to the FIR copy of the case, accessed by IANS, the account, Hanuman Bhakt, bore the username @balajikijaiin.

Zubair, 33, is currently in police custody and is being questioned over one of his objectionable tweets which he posted in 2018.

After Zubair's tweet, his followers on social media amplified and created a series of debates and hate mongering in the thread.

According to the FIR, Zubair had used a screengrab of an old Hindi movie which

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First Published: Jun 30 2022 | 9:15 AM IST

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