NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court on Monday transferred to Indore, all FIRs against comedian Munawar Faruqui for allegedly making remarks on Hindu deities during a show and hurting religious sentiments.
A bench headed by Justice B.R. Gavai also extended Faruqui’s interim protection for three weeks in connection with a production warrant in Delhi.
The bench, also comprising justice Sanjay Karol, made it clear that the court has not gone into the merits of the plea for quashing the case.
As Faruqui’s counsel contended that FIRs should not be transferred to Indore...