The Bhiwandi police in Maharashtra have summoned suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma to file a press release on Monday in connection together with her alleged objectionable remarks in opposition to Prophet Mohammad, an official mentioned on Sunday.
Moreover, expelled BJP functionary Naveen Kumar Jindal has additionally been requested by the Bhiwandi police in Thane district to file his assertion on June 15 over his alleged controversial tweets in opposition to Prophet Mohammad, senior police inspector Chetan Kakade advised reporters.
The Bhiwandi police had registered a case in opposition to Sharma following a grievance lodged by a consultant of the Raza Academy on Could 30, he mentioned. They’d additionally registered a case in opposition to Jindal, the official mentioned.
Earlier, the Mumbra police in Thane requested Sharma to seem earlier than them on June 22 to file her assertion over her remarks. The Mumbai Police have additionally summoned her to file a press release on June 25 in connection together with her remarks concerning the Prophet throughout a TV debate triggered an enormous controversy.
The police had requested for a video of the controversy from the information channel involved. The BJP had on June 5 suspended its nationwide spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled Delhi BJP media head Jindal after their alleged derogatory remarks in opposition to the Prophet led to an outrage in India and Gulf international locations.