BJP’s Manjinder Singh Sirsa filed a police complaint against Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair over the tweet. India News – Times of India

New Delhi: BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa Filed a police complaint against the fact checker and co-founder of Alt News website Mohammad ZubairAccused him of “spreading hatred” against the cricketer Arshdeep Singh And the Sikh community with their tweets.
The player has been subjected to vicious trolling on social media after he dropped a catch during India’s five-wicket loss to arch-rivals Pakistan in a Super Four match. Asia Cup in Dubai on Sunday.
In his complaint filed with the Parliament Street Police Station, Sirsa referred to a tweet by Zubair in which he had shared screenshots of tweets posted on various handles against Singh.
The BJP leader claimed that most of these tweets were from “Pakistani accounts” and alleged that Zubair acted at the behest of “anti-national elements”.
He demanded that an FIR be registered against him and investigation be initiated to unearth the conspiracy.
“Mohammed Zubair working with anti-national elements across the border after searching with the word Khalistani took screenshots from Twitter of various Twitter handles and then posted a tweet combining all of them on September 5, 2022 at 00:05 Tweets,” he alleged.
Sirsa alleged that Zubair was “trying to portray that such derogatory and malicious tweets were posted by Indian Twitter handles, while the reality is that most of these Twitter accounts are Pakistani accounts”.
He claimed that some of the tweets were made for the purpose, “the sole intention behind which was to spread hatred against a nationalist and a national level player who played his heart and soul for the country and against the entire Sikh community.”
Zubair was arrested on June 27 in 2018 for hurting religious sentiments through a tweet against a Hindu deity. He was in custody for 24 days on charges of hate speech and is now out on bail.
Multiple FIRs were lodged against Zubair in Uttar Pradesh — two in Hathras and one each in Sitapur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Muzaffarnagar, Ghaziabad and Chandauli.
He was released after the Supreme Court granted him interim bail, observing that “the power of arrest should be exercised with restraint”.