FIR registered against AIMIM chief Owaisi, Swami Yati Narasimhananda for alleged inflammatory remarks

New Delhi: 

The Delhi Police registered an FIR against Asaduddin Owaisi over allegedly controversial remarks by the

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM)

 chief. Hindu leader Swami Yati Narasimhananda has also been mentioned in the FIR. 

The Delhi Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO) filed the FIR in the wake of spreading messages of hate, inciting various groups and creating situations which is detrimental for the maintenance of public tranquility. 

This development comes amidst a raging controversy by expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma. Apart from Owaisi and Yati Narasimhananda, the Delhi Police has also taken action against nine other people for allegedly controversial statements. 

According to the Delhi Police, the FIR includes the names of Nupur Sharma, Naveen Jindal, Shadab Chouhan, Saba Naqvi, Maulana Mufti Nadeem, Abdur Rehman, Gulzar Ansari, Anil Kumar Meena and Pooja Shakun. 

Meanwhile, Delhi Police on Tuesday said it had provided security to suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma because she was receiving death threats after making controversial religious remarks

The role of social media institutions will also be investigated.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday suspended its spokesperson Nupur Sharma and leader Naveen Jindal from the party’s primary membership after allegedly making inflammatory remarks against a particular community. Suspending both the leaders, the BJP said that it respects all religions and is against any ideology which insults any sect or religion.

The Gulf countries had reacted sharply to the remarks of the former BJP leader. After which India said that it has taken strict action against those who made controversial remarks against minorities.

The FIRs against Nupur Sharma started when a viral video claimed that the now expelled BJP leader had made controversial remarks against Prophet Mohammad during a debate on the Gyanvapi issue on a television channel.


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