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Mohammed Zubair arrest: Delhi Police say Alt News co-founder’s tweets highly provocative

Zubair was arrested over the alleged charges of hurting religious sentiments and promoting enmity. He was sent to police custody for a day.

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Alt News co-founder and fact-checker Mohammed Zubair was arrested on Friday evening over a tweet that he shared in 2018. Delhi Police said that the tweet contained pictures and words that are highly provocative and are more than sufficient to incite feelings of hatred among people.

Zubair was arrested over the alleged charges of hurting religious sentiments and promoting enmity. He was sent to police custody for a day.

What was the tweet that landed Zubair in trouble?

in 2018, Zubair shared a picture from a frame from Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s directorial Kissi Se Na Kehna. In the image, it can be seen that a hotel board reads Hanuman Hotel in Hindi. There were some paint marks from which it can be seen that the name was Honeymoon Hotel earlier, but was changed to Hanuman.

Zubair wrote in his tweet, before 2014: Honeymoon Hotel, After 2014: Hanuman Hotel.

Meanwhile, Mohammed Zubair will be produced before Delhi Court on the expiry of his one-day policy custody remand.

The FIR against Zubair was lodged on the basis of a complaint by Delhi Sub-Inspector Arun Kumar. Kumar said that he was monitoring social media when he came across a tweet from a handle named Hanuman Bhakt, in which he objected to Zubair’s tweet.

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In the FIR, it was mentioned that the transmission and publication of such posts have been deliberately done by Mohammed Zubair through electronic media to insult the religious feelings of a particular community with the intent to provoke a breach of peace.

Reacting to this, Pratik Sinha, one of the co-founders of Alt News shared a tweet in which he said that Zubair was called to Delhi for questioning in a different case from 2020, in which the court has given him protection against the arrest. But he was arrested in this new case instead, without mandatory notice.

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Fact check: IRCTC to charge full ticket for 1-year-old?

According to the reports, Indian Railways has changed the rule regarding the purchase of tickets for children travelling in trains who are one year old.

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Recent media reports assert that Indian Railways has changed the rule regarding the purchase of tickets for children travelling in trains who are one year old.

According to the reports, there has been a recent change to the IRCTC website’s ticketing policies where passengers with children under the age of five will have to pay the full fare of tickets while booking train tickets.

The new policy of train tickets for children has yet not officially been confirmed and is being rumoured about by many people and news agencies.

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While making tickets for children between the age of five to 11 years, there is an option that has given whether they will take full berth or not. Children in the age group of 5 to 11 years are charged full fare only on taking a berth. Whereas if you do not take a berth, you have to pay only half the rent. Now the news came that railways have started ticket booking for children between the age of one to four years, which is still not confirmed by the IRCTC.

The Passenger Reservation System has not put any option of not taking a berth after filling the names of children between the age of one to four years. Despite the young age, the system does not object. In such a situation, as soon as the name is filled in the application form, the railway is issuing tickets for children between the age of one to four years by charging a full fare.

Disclaimer: The post is being widely circulated on the Internet. APN News doesn’t vouch for the veracity of the claim mentioned in the above post.

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Mass Murder or Suicide? 6 people of the same family found dead in Jammu & Kashmir’s Sidra

Jammu and Kashmir police have appointed a special 4 member Investigation Team (SIT) which will be headed by SP Rural Sanjay Sharma.

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Jammu & Kashmir Mass Murder case

In a shocking incident of Jammu & Kashmir, six people of the same family have been found dead in Sidhra area.

Reports claim that the gates and doors of the house was locked from the inside when police officials arrived at the spot. As per the initial investigation, it does seem to be a case of mass suicide by consuming poison. 

According to the police investigation, the incident took place on Tuesday night, around 10 pm. The Police rushed to the spot after receiving a phone call from the neighbours and they found six dead bodies from two neighbouring houses. The deceased has been identified as Sakina Begum with her two daughter, Nassema Akhter and Rubina Bano, along with a son Zafar Salim and relatives Sajad Ahmed and Noor ul Habib.

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 However, the cause of the death remains ascertained yet but the it is suspected to be a case of suicide as the door of the house was closed from inside.

Moreover, the dead bodies have been now sent for post-mortem. And

Jammu and Kashmir police have appointed a special 4 member Investigation Team (SIT) which will be headed by SP Rural Sanjay Sharma.

As soon as the news got spread in that area, sensation was noticed in Sidra area of J&K, and the two police officials are also asked to stay at the spot.  

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UP’s capital reports theft of chocolate worth 20 lakh from Cadbury godown, FIR filed

The businessman has lodged an FIR in Chinhat police station of Lucknow.

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A unique theft case has come to light from the Devraji Bihar area of Chinhat from the capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. A theft case of chocolate worth Rs 20 lakhs has been reported this morning.

The thief stole Cadbury’s chocolates of about 20 lakhs stored in the home-made warehouse.

Reportedly, in the absence of Cadbury dealer Rajendra Kumar, the thieves installed a loader outside the house and got into a scuffle after loading chocolates that would cost around Rs 20 lakh.

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Not only this, the thieves also took the DVR of the CCTV camera installed in the warehouse with them so that they could not be identified. The businessman has lodged an FIR in Chinhat police station of Lucknow.

It is being told that businessman Rajendra Singh Sidhu currently lives in Omaxe City, Lucknow with his wife. But he used to live in Chinhat 2 months ago. And now the house has been transformed in a warehouse, and all his consignment was being stored there.

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