Prophet row: Thane Police summons Naveen Kumar Jindal

Jindal has been asked to join the probe on June 25. The case has been lodged against him by Mumbra Police Station on the complaint of one Mohammed Gufran Akmal Khan.

Abhitash Singh IANSUpdated: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 12:12 AM IST
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Naveen Jindal summoned by Thane police. | ANI

Fresh trouble seems to be brewing for expelled BJP leader Naveen Kumar Jindal as the Thane police on Tuesday served a notice to him in connection with a new case over the controversial remarks he made against Prophet Muhammad.

The Mumbra police have asked him to join the probe on June 25, 2022. Mumbra police lodged a case against Naveen Kumar Jindal on Monday against the complainant of Mohammad Gufran Akmal Khan. The police have registered case under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 153 (A) (B), 295 (A), 298 and 505.

"This is to inform you that, Mumbra Police Station Crime registered Vide CR No. 528/2022 Section 153 (A) (B), 295(A), 298, 505 of IPC against you on the reasonable Complaint of Mohd Gufran Akmal Khan. Therefore, you are directed to remain present before me on 25/06/2022 at 11.00 a.m. at Mumbra Police Station, Thane, Maharashtra, State," read the notice.

Prophet Row

Jindal was dismissed from the BJP after controversy erupted over his remark against Prophet Muhammad which was in support of suspended party BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma's statement also against the Prophet.

The dismissed leader had also alleged that a few persons had followed him few days ago when he went to meet someone.

He had informed the police about the same.

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