Lakhimpur Kheri (India), July10 (KMS): An Indian court has summoned Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair on July 11 in a fake case registered in November last year in Lakhimpur Kheri city of Indian state Uttar Pradesh.
Shortly after journalist Zubair got an interim bail from the Indian Supreme Court on Friday in a case registered in Sitapur, now the Lakhimpur Kheri Police served him a warrant to appear in court.
The Indian Supreme Court on Friday granted five-day interim bail to Zubair in connection with an FIR lodged against him in Sitapur district but he will remain in custody as per the order of a Delhi court in another case.
“The court of additional chief judicial magistrate (ACJM) Mohammadi in Kheri district issued the warrant against Muhammad Zubair, which was served by Kheri police on Friday,” Additional superintendent of police (ASP) Arun Kumar Singh told PTI .
Mohammad Police station in charge Ambar Singh told PTI that “a case against Muhammad Zubair had been lodged by Ashish Katiyar, reporter for a private news channel on Nov 25, 2021 by an order by a Kheri court.”