Delhi Police Register FIRs Against Nupur Sharma, Jindal, Owaisi

Delhi Police Register FIRs Against Nupur Sharma, Jindal, Owaisi

New Delhi, June 10 (TNA) The Delhi Police on Friday registered FIRs against former BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, controversial priest Yati Narsinghanand and others for allegedly posting and sharing messages on social media against the maintenance of public tranquility and inciting people on divisive lines.

“The cases have been registered against those who were posting and sharing messages against the maintenance of public tranquility and were inciting people on the basis of divisive lines,” a senior police officer was quoted in the media as saying.

The cases have been registered under sections 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot), 295 (injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class), 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of the Indian Penal Code, he said.

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