Sunday 25, September 2022

Complaint filed in Kashmir court against Nupur Sharma over Prophet Remarks

Time Desk Report: A lawyer in Jammu and Kashmir has filed a complaint before a court there, seeking punitive action against former BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma, Navin Jindal, and others for recent "blasphemous" remarks against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) .

The complainant has also named Kumar Jindal, an editor of a TV news channel, in his complaint, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

In the complaint filed before the chief judicial magistrate of Srinagar, which was subsequently assigned to the city magistrate on Saturday, advocate Mohammad Ashraf Bhat sought action against the accused for committing offences including "criminal conspiracy" and "promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion".

He has sought directions for initiating trial proceedings against them for offences under various sections of the Indian Penal Code related to the spread of communal hatred.

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