Instead, the court released Razi on a bond of about USD 730.
He was booked for tweeting against state agencies.
Journalists and press freedom advocates say the military and its agencies are pressuring media outlets to quash critical coverage.
The government also is coming heavy on social media, pressuring newspapers and TV stations by slashing their advertising revenue, squeezing a key source of income for local media.
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