Topic: Prophet Muhammed
Sohail, a Muslim youth who has been in jail after he was booked by Madhya Pradesh Police for protesting Nupur Sharma’s derogatory remarks against prophet Muhammed was granted bail by Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Draconian National Security Act (NSA) and the Gangsters Act were invoked on Thursday against five Muslim men in the case of the June 3 protest in Kanpur’s Beckonganj area against derogatory remarks by BJP leader Nupur Sharma about the prophet Muhammed.
Supreme Court grants interim relief to former BJP Spokesperson Nupur Sharma, and directs that no coercive steps be take against her in the FIRs/Complaints registered over her derogatory remarks on the prophet Mohammed or on FIRs/Complaints which may be registered in future.
Referring to Friday’s Supreme Court’s sharp observations on BJP leader Nupur Sharma and her anti-Islam remarks, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said the atmosphere in the country has been created by the ruling party.
Hearing a plea filed by BJP leader Nupur Sharma seeking transfer of the FIRs against her to Delhi, the Supreme Court slammed the Hindutva politician for her Islamophobic remarks on the Prophet. Accusing Sharma of “igniting emotions across the country”, the apex court said that she owed the nation an apology.
Since his arrest, Mohammad Bilal’s family has been unable to meet him in jail due to the fear of being detained like the family...