An FIR has been filed against BJP’s National Spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her remarks on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Times Now reported on Sunday.
The case was filed at Mumbai’s at Pydhonie Police Station under section 295A (hurting religious feelings), 153A (promoting enmity) and 505B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The FIR was registered on a complaint by Raza Academy, a Sunni Barelvi organization of Indian Sunni Muslims.
On Saturday, the National Conference (NC) demanded action against Sharma over her remarks.
Youth National Conference’s provincial president Salman Ali Sagar said that the party expressed dismay over the ‘blasphemous, offensive, and frighteningly hurtful’ remarks of the BJP spokesperson against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
He said the BJP and the central government must offer an unqualified apology for such sacrilegious comments in which the most sacred name for Muslims was used in a bid to stoke communal passions.