sharma: Delhi Police offers safety to suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, her household | India Information

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police has supplied safety to suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and her household after an FIR was registered on a criticism that she was getting loss of life threats over her controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad, officers stated on Tuesday. She had requested the police to offer safety citing harassment and threats she had been receiving.
“Sharma and her household have been supplied police safety after she alleged that she has been receiving threats and was being harassed over her remarks,” an official stated.
The BJP on Sunday suspended Sharma and expelled its Delhi unit media head Naveen Kumar Jindal because the row over their alleged derogatory remarks in opposition to Prophet Mohammad escalated with protests from some Muslim nations.
Amid demonstrations by Muslim teams and the sharp response from nations like Kuwait, Qatar and Iran, the BJP issued an announcement asserting that it respects all religions and strongly denounces insults of any non secular persona.
Sharma’s feedback, made throughout a TV debate practically 10 days in the past, and Jindal’s now-deleted tweets sparked a Twitter pattern calling for a boycott of Indian merchandise in some nations.
After the motion, Sharma unconditionally withdrew her controversial assertion and claimed that her feedback had been a response to “steady insult and disrespect in direction of our Mahadev (Lord Shiva)”.
Police stated on Might 28, its cyber cell unit acquired a criticism from Sharma in opposition to numerous individuals about loss of life threats and focused hatred.
Based mostly on this criticism, an FIR was registered below IPC sections 506 (legal intimidation), 507 (Legal intimidation by nameless communication) and 509 (Phrase, gesture or act supposed to insult the modesty of a lady) in opposition to unknown folks.
“Throughout the probe, one other criticism was acquired from Sharma in opposition to sure individuals selling enmity. Following this, Part 153A of IPC was added to the case.
“Notices have been despatched to Twitter Inc. and a reply from it’s awaited. Investigation into the case is underway,” the senior police official stated.

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