Nupur Sharma, a suspended BJP spokesperson who was summoned by the Bhiwandi police in Maharashtra on Monday for allegedly making offensive remarks about Prophet Mohammed, has requested time to appear before the police to record her testimony, according to a senior official.
Sharma has been given time and will not appear in front of the Bhiwandi police on Monday, according to him.
Sharma has been given an undisclosed amount of time, according to the official.
Following a complaint filed by a representative of the Raza Academy on May 30, the Bhiwandi police in Thane district filed a case against Sharma for her remarks regarding the Prophet during a TV debate, he added.
They had also filed a complaint against expelled BJP functionary Naveen Kumar Jindal for allegedly making inflammatory tweets about Prophet Mohammed, and had requested him to record his statement on June 15, according to an official.