Three held in UP for threatening Nupur Sharma’s supporter

Moradabad: Three persons have been arrested for allegedly threatening a supporter of former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma in this Uttar Pradesh district.

The complainant had uploaded a social media status supporting Nupur Sharma following which the accused allegedly threatened to kill him.

All the three accused are in police custody for questioning, officials said.

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Additional SP Sagar Jain said: “The accused — Mohammed Faizan, Shahnawaz Alam and Danish — had threatened to kill the complainant Nirmal Kumar for supporting Nupur Sharma. The accused allegedly said that Nirmal will face a similar fate as those killed in Amravati and Udaipur.”

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