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Another case against Nupur Sharma in Prophet remark row in Maharashtra

Maharashtra's Beed police have registered a case against suspended BJP functionary Nupur Sharma in connection with her alleged derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammad, an official said on Thursday

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Another case against suspended BJP functionary Nupur Sharma

Maharashtra's Beed police have registered a case against suspended functionary Nupur Sharma in connection with her alleged derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammad, an official said on Thursday.

Sharma is already facing similar cases in Mumbai, Thane and some other places in .

An advocate, Sayyed Azim, had complained to the Beed police, alleging that Sharma's remarks made during a TV debate hurt the religious sentiments of Muslims, the official said.

Based on the complaint, the Beed city police on Wednesday registered a case against Sharma under Indian Penal Code Sections 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) and 505(2) (statements creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes), the official said.

The had on June 5 suspended its national spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled Delhi media head Naveen Kumar Jindal after their alleged derogatory remarks against the Prophet led to an outrage.

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First Published: Thu, June 16 2022. 12:15 IST

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