Nupur Sharma summoned on June 22 by Maharashtra Police over remarks on Prophet The police asked suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma to record her statement in connection with her feedback in opposition to the Prophet Mohammed.
The Maharashtra Police on Tuesday summoned suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma on June 22 for allegedly making derogatory feedback towards Prophet Mohammed recently that drew condemnation from several Islamic nations and competition parties.
The police requested Sharma to report her assertion in connection along with her feedback towards the Prophet, information agency PTI suggested. An FIR had been registered towards Sharma by using the Mumbra Police in Thane district of Maharashtra following her feedback. Accordingly, Sharma has been summoned with the aid of the Mumbra Police to document her announcement before the investigating officer.
Addressing a press conference on the Mumbai Police headquarters, city police commissioner Sanjay Pandey on Monday had said, “We will name her to record her statement as in step with regulation and the prison process will be observed.”
The Mumbai Police had registered a case in opposition to the former BJP spokesperson on May 28 for the comments made throughout a television information debate based on a complaint lodged by using Irfan Sheikh, joint secretary of Raza Academy, a Muslim outfit.
Sharma turned into charged beneath Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 295A (deliberate and malicious acts supposed to outrage spiritual emotions of any elegance through insulting its religion or religious beliefs), 153A (promoting enmity among businesses) and 505(2) (statements conducing to public mischief), police had said.
Sharma turned into suspended from BJP on June 5 over the allegedly insulting feedback in opposition to the Prophet.