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Mumbai police summons Nupur Sharma in case related to her remarks against Prophet Mohammad

An FIR was registered against Nupur Sharma at Pydhonie police station in Mumbai after her comments about the Prophet during a TV debate triggered a huge controversy.

PTI Reported by: PTI Mumbai Published on: June 11, 2022 21:23 IST
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In this file photo dated Sunday, May 1, 2022, BJP Spokesperson Nupur Sharma during a programme at Delhi University. 

Highlights

  • Mumbai Police summons BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma to record a statement on June 25
  • Nupur Sharma's comment on Prophet Mohammad triggered a huge controversy across the country
  • BJP suspended Nupur Sharma and expelled Naveen Jindal who had shared tweets on similar comments

Mumbai Police has summoned suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma to record a statement on June 25 in connection with her objectionable remarks against Prophet Mohammad, an official said here on Saturday.

A First Information Report (FIR) was registered against Sharma at Pydhonie police station in the city earlier this week after her comments about the Prophet during a TV debate triggered a huge controversy.

Police wanted to record her statement in the case and she has been asked to appear before the investigating officer at 11 am on June 25, the official said.

Earlier, police had asked for a video of the debate from the concerned news channel. The BJP has suspended Sharma and expelled another leader, Naveen Jindal, who had tweeted similar comments.

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