Twitter handle that flagged Zubair's 2018 tweet deleted: Police sources

Updated: few hours ago

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) The anonymous Twitter handle, a complaint from which led to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair's arrest, does not exist on the microblogging website anymore.

Sources in the Delhi Police said the Twitter handle that had raised the issue of Zubair's tweet has been deleted.

"We are trying to identify and trace the user of the Twitter account to ascertain the reason behind him or her deleting the account. However, we suspect that the person must be scared after the matter came to limelight," a source said.