Port Blair, April 27: Zubair Ahmed a journalist hailing from Andaman & Nicobar Islands has been summoned by the Police after his tweet asking as to why families are being quarantined after talking over phone to COVID-19 patients. 

"Can someone explain why families are placed under home quarantine for speaking over phone with Covid patients?" tweeted Zubair

The island based journalist with credibility, was called to the Police Station Bambooflat an hour ago from where he was taken to the Police Station Aberdeen. 

Zubair Ahmed was later detained by the Police under non-bailable offence. Sections imposed... Section 51 dm act rws 188/269/270/505(1)(b) IPC