Highlights

  • Mumbra police summons Nupur Sharma for comment on Prophet Mohammad
  • FIR registered against Sharma in Thane's Mumbra
  • Mumbai police also filed case against her on May 28

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Prophet comment row | Maharashtra police summons suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma

The Mumbai Police had registered a case against Sharma on May 28 for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Prophet Mohammad during a television news debate.

Maharashtra Police on Tuesday asked suspended BJP functionary Nupur Sharma to appear before them on June 22 to record her statement in connection with her alleged derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammad, an official said.

An FIR had been registered against Sharma, the former national spokesperson of the BJP, by the Mumbra police in Thane district of Maharashtra following her remarks, he said.

Accordingly, Sharma has been summoned by the Mumbra police to record her statement before the investigating officer on June 22, the Thane police official said.

The police have sent the summons to Sharma by email as well as speed post, mentioning details of the FIR registered against her, he said.

The BJP had on Sunday suspended Sharma over her alleged insulting remarks against Prophet Mohammad that drew condemnation from several Islamic nations.

The Pydonie police in Mumbai have also registered an FIR against her.

Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey had on Monday said they will also summon Sharma to record her statement in connection with the FIR registered against her.

The Mumbai Police had registered a case against Sharma on May 28 for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Prophet Mohammad during a television news debate.

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