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Pak national reaches India to kill Nupur Sharma, held in Rajasthan

By Shefali Kohli -- July 19, 2022 2:19 pm -- Updated:July 19, 2022 2:20 pm

New Delhi [India], July 19: Controversies and protest on Prophet row is not coming to an end and therefore in a major breakthrough, a Pakistani intruder, who crossed over to India via International Border to allegedly kill suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, has been held in Sri Ganga Nagar district of Rajasthan.

Meanwhile, an interrogation and questioning process has been started by joint team of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and other intelligence agencies.

Ajmer Dargah cleric held for call to 'behead' Nupur Sharma

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A senior Border Security Force (BSF) officer informed that the man was held on July 16 at around 11 pm from near Hindumalkot border outpost. He was found in suspicious condition by patrolling team and was immediately detained and frisked.

A senior official also stated that, "We have found an 11-inch-long knife, religious books, clothes, food and sand in the bag from his possession. He identified himself as Rizwan Ashraf, a native of Mandi Bahauddin city located in Northern Punjab of Pakistan.”

Ajmer Dargah cleric held for call to 'behead' Nupur Sharma

As per the sources, during the investigation, identified person informed that he had crossed border to kill Nupur Sharma over her controversial remarks on Prophet. He had planned to visit Ajmer Dargah first before executing his plan.

"We have handed him over to local police for further investigation. He was produced before a magistrate from where he was sent to eight days of police custody. We have informed the concerned intelligence agencies about him," he added.

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Meanwhile, a joint team of IB, RAW and Military Intelligence is interrogating him.

Since more than one-month, violent protest are taking place all across the nation over remarks of BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma.

-PTC News

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