Mr Zubair was arrested by the Delhi Police on Monday for allegedly hurting spiritual sentiments by certainly one of his tweets, officers stated.
Mr Gandhi alleged that each individual exposing BJP’s hate and bigotry is a menace to the social gathering, whereas noting that reality will prevail.
“Each individual exposing BJP’s hate, bigotry and lies is a menace to them. Arresting one voice of reality will solely give rise to a thousand extra,” he stated on Twitter.
“Fact at all times triumphs over tyranny,” the previous Congress chief stated, utilizing the hashtag “#DaroMat”.
Congress normal secretary Jairam Ramesh additionally prolonged his assist to the arrested journalist.
“Altnews & @zoo_bear have been within the forefront of exposing the bogus claims of the Vishguru, who has struck again with a vengeance attribute of him. Delhi Police, reporting to the Union Dwelling Minister, has lengthy misplaced any pretensions of professionalism and independence,” he tweeted.
Congress whip in Lok Sabha Manickam Tagore demanded a right away launch of the journalist.
“After 2014, India’s few fact-checking companies, particularly @AltNews, carry out an essential service in our post-truth political atmosphere rife with disinformation and lies,” he stated.
“They debunk falsehoods whoever perpetrates them. Now it is Co founder arrested by Delhi police beneath Shah. To arrest @zoo_bear is a blunder by DelhiPolice. He needs to be launched instantly,” he tweeted.
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