Rajasthan man threatens to chop off colleague’s head for backing Nupur Sharma, arrested

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Jodhpur police detained an advocate’s clerk on Thursday for allegedly threating to cut off the head a colleague because he posted a WhatsApp status supporting. Nupur Sharma, suspended spokesperson of BJPOver her controversial comments on Prophet Mohammad

Sohail Khan, an accused, threatened Mahendra Singh Rajpurohit the complainant shortly after he posted the WhatsApp status, police said.

Also, read: A drunk man announced a house as a reward for anyone who beheaded Nupur Sharm was: Ajmer cops

Khan threatened Rajpurohit and the Rajasthan High Court’s principal seat reopened Monday, after a week of summer vacation. They said that Rajpurohit filed a complaint, and Khan was then arrested.

Sharma’s remarks about the Prophet during a TV debate sparked protests across India and provoked sharp responses from many Gulf countries. She was then expelled by the BJP.

The police stated that an advocate’s clerk was arrested for sending an offensive message to a WhatsApp group regarding the murder of Udaipur tailor.

They identified the accused as Vikram Singh.

Singh sent a disturbing message to a WhatsApp group for advocates’ clerks on July 1. He immediately deleted it and said that he accidentally forward it.

Also, read: VHP leader in Haryana says police are not responding to death threats against Nupur Sharma

Later, Singh’s co-worker Nadeem confronted Singh about the message and filed an accusation against him. The police stated that both were advocates’ clerks at the Jaipur court of the Rajasthan High Court.

Singh sought to have the FIR against his name quashed in the High Court.

On Wednesday, Justice Birendra Kumar’s single-judge bench heard the plea and stopped Singh from being arrested. It directed the police to ensure security for Singh and his family.

“The petitioner shall not been arrested in the FIR until further orders are made with conditions that petitioner must fully cooperate with the investigation.

The court stated in its order that the state respondents were directed to protect the petitioner’s life and liberty and his family. This cannot be achieved without due process under law.

Kanhaiya, a tailor, was killed by Riaz Akhtari (and Ghouse Mohammad) on June 28th. They used a cleaver to attack his Udaipur shop in Dhan Mandi to exact revenge for an “insult against Islam”.

Also, read: SC identifies Nupur Sharma’s statement as responsible for the unfortunate death in Udaipur.

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