Former BJP spokesman (spokesperson) Nupur Sharma. Photo/twitter
A number of countries around the world have since condemned his comments, which have also sparked strong protests from India’s Muslim community in several states.
According to media reports on Friday (17/6/2022), Nupur Sharma has disappeared, citing a source in the Maharashtra state government.
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Sharma has been summoned by Mumbai Police to appear on June 25 to face charges of hurting religious feelings, promoting hostility and causing public harm in connection with his questioning comments about the Prophet Muhammad.
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Authorities have reportedly been searching for him for the past four days without success.
Sharma previously reported that he and his family received death threats for his statements.
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