NEW DELHI: Global terrorist organisation al-Qaida has exhorted Indian Muslims to bring Nupur Sharma to “justice” for alleged blasphemy, aggravating the worry of intelligence agencies about the safety of the former BJP spokesperson who has already been in the crosshairs of serious jihadi threats for her controversial comments against Prophet Muhammad.
Al-Qaida, in its mouthpiece for the Indian subcontinent Nawa-e-Ghawa-e-Hind, detailed the “blasphemy” by Sharma and called for revenge in its latest issue which is also marked by an appeal to Muslims to arm themselves against the enemy for a “defensive jihad” and participate in the “nearest jihad” in Kashmir.
Intelligence agencies are specially worried for Sharma’s safety in the wake of recent attack on author Salman Rushdie in the US for alleged blasphemy decades ago.
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