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'You and your loose tongue set the nation on fire', SC slams Nupur Sharma

Supreme Court slammed Nupur Sharma and said she should apologise to the whole country. It further said her outburst is responsible for the unfortunate incident at Udaipur, where a tailor was murdered

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Nupur Sharma
Suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma.
The on Friday came down heavily on suspended leader for her controversial comments against the Prophet, saying her "loose tongue" has "set the entire country on fire" and asked her to immediately apologise to the nation for her remarks. The said, "When you lodge a complaint against someone, that person is arrested but nobody dares to touch you that shows your clout". Hearing the plea of Nupur Sharma, the said that she has "threatened the security of the nation and must apologise". had moved SC seeking a transfer of all the FIRs registered against her, across several states over her controversial remark, to Delhi for investigation. Sharma said she is constantly facing life threats. has FIRs in several states against her for her alleged remarks on Prophet Mohammad. Supreme Court slammed Nupur Sharma and said she should apologise to the whole country. The SC said that she and her loose tongue has set the entire country on fire.

The apex court further said her outburst is responsible for the unfortunate incident at Udaipur, where a tailor was murdered. "What is the business of the TV channel and Nupur Sharma to discuss the matter which is sub-judice, except to promote an agenda?", the SC said. ALSO READ: Kolkata police summon ex-BJP leader Nupur Sharma for comments on Prophet Senior advocate Maninder Singh, appearing for Nupur Sharma, told the Supreme Court that Nupur Sharma had apologised for the remarks and withdrew the comments. Responding to this, the Supreme Court said that she should have gone to the TV and apologized to the nation.

beheading incident

Earlier, the two men who beheaded a tailor in Udaipur, were brought to Ajmer's high-security Jail on Thursday night. The beheading of tailor Kanhaiya Lal in by two men for allegedly posting content in support of Nupur Sharma, had sparked public outrage across the country. ALSO READ: Tailor murdered over 'insult to Islam', curfew in Udaipur localities The assailants identified themselves in the video as Riyaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad. In the video, Riyaz was seen attacking 47-year-old Kanhaiya Lal with a sharp-edged weapon while the other, Ghouse, recorded the crime on his mobile phone. ALSO READ: Two accused in Udaipur killing shifted to Ajmer high-security jail The victim reportedly had recently shared a social media post in support of Nupur Sharma-- former leader who had made controversial remarks against Prophet Mohammad. Riyaz and Ghouse were arrested from Bhim in the Rajsamand district.

First Published: Fri, July 01 2022. 11:44 IST

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