Supreme Court extends interim bail of Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair in UP case – Henry Club


PTI

New Delhi, 12 July

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended till further orders the interim bail of Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair for hurting religious sentiments in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district.

Additional Solicitor General SV Raju, appearing for the state government, told a bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna that they want to file a counter-affidavit on Zubair’s plea seeking quashing of the FIR registered in the matter.

The bench then listed the petition for final hearing on September 7 and asked the Uttar Pradesh government to file its reply in four weeks.

A vacation bench of the apex court had on July 8 granted interim bail to Zubair for five days.