Hate speech case: SC transfers FIRs in opposition to Nupur Sharma to Delhi, arrest protect to proceed
The Supreme Court on Wednesday transferred the FIRs registered in numerous states in opposition to suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma to Delhi in connection along with her controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad in a TV present.
All the clubbed FIRs in opposition to Nupur Sharma have been transferred to the Delhi Police for investigation.
The safety from arrest will proceed until the probe is concluded.
The Supreme Court had final month directed that “no coercive action” could be taken in opposition to Sharma until the following date of listening to in reference to the complaints filed in opposition to her.
The prime courtroom had additionally mentioned that it by no means meant the BJP chief to go to each courtroom for aid within the hate speech instances in opposition to her.
“In the light of the subsequent events, the concern of this Court is how to ensure that the petitioner is able to seek alternate remedy. In order to explore such modality, we issue notice,” mentioned a bench of Justices Surya Kant and J B Pardiwala.