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Prophet comment case: Supreme Court transfers all FIRs in opposition to journalist Navika Kumar to Delhi Police

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Prophet remark case: Supreme Court transfers all FIRs against journalist Navika Kumar to Delhi Police

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday clubbed and transferred to the Delhi Police all FIRs registered in opposition to journalist Navika Kumar over the controversial remarks made by ex-BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Mohammad throughout a TV debate moderated by her.

A bench of Justices M R Shah and Krishna Murari stated no coercive motion could be taken in opposition to Kumar for a interval of eight weeks in order that she will be able to avail cures within the interim interval. It additionally granted liberty to Kumar to maneuver the Delhi High Court for quashing the lead FIR.

The Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO) unit of the Delhi Police will probe the matter.

The apex court docket on August 8 had granted interim safety from arrest to Kumar and issued notices to the Centre, West Bengal authorities, and others on Kumar’s plea searching for quashing of proceedings initiated in opposition to her.

Sharma’s comment on the Prophet throughout a TV debate had triggered protests throughout the nation and drew sharp reactions from many Gulf nations.

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday clubbed and transferred to the Delhi Police all FIRs registered in opposition to journalist Navika Kumar over the controversial remarks made by ex-BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Mohammad throughout a TV debate moderated by her.

A bench of Justices M R Shah and Krishna Murari stated no coercive motion could be taken in opposition to Kumar for a interval of eight weeks in order that she will be able to avail cures within the interim interval. It additionally granted liberty to Kumar to maneuver the Delhi High Court for quashing the lead FIR.

The Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO) unit of the Delhi Police will probe the matter.

The apex court docket on August 8 had granted interim safety from arrest to Kumar and issued notices to the Centre, West Bengal authorities, and others on Kumar’s plea searching for quashing of proceedings initiated in opposition to her.

Sharma’s comment on the Prophet throughout a TV debate had triggered protests throughout the nation and drew sharp reactions from many Gulf nations.