Youth Recieves Death Threats from Pakistan on Supporting Nupur Sharma

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  • Khandwa youth recieves death threats from Pakistan.
  • The youth suported Nupur Sharma on social media.
  • FIR lodged at Khandwa police station.

Khandawa: A youth from Khandwa has reported to have received death threats on supporting suspended spoksperson Nupur Sharma for her remarks on prophet Mohammed.

The youth, an affiliate of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and a student of law, started receiving the threat calls, allegedly days after he and his friends uploaded a tweet on social media supporting politician Nupur Sharma.

Feared by the threats the youth’s father lodged an FIR at Khandwa police station where he alleged that on the night of July 26, he received a voice message on WhatsApp from a +92 number (code for Pakistan). In the voice message, a threat to kill was directed toward his son, allegedly for voicing support for Sharma.

Confirming receiving the complaint, Superintendent of Police of Khandwa Vivek Singh that the youth first got threat calls from a Pakistan number, then through a voice message on WhatsApp, they threatened to kill him. “The SP added, “A case has been registered in this matter, and we are taking the help of the cyber cell in the investigation.”

Several so far have been murdered for showcasing solidarity with the suspended BJP spokesperson who issued derogatory remarks on prophet Mohammed.

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