Muslim Litigant in Babri Masjid Case attacked

One of the main litigants in the Babri Masjid Case was attacked at his house by two people. His security personnel intervened and saved him from the attackers who were detained by police. “The woman introduced herself as Vartika Singh and claimed that she was an international shooter. They asked me to withdraw my claim from the dispute, threatening that she would otherwise shoot me,” Iqbal Ansari said. “They then attacked me but I was saved by my security personnel,” he added, clarifying that he did not sustain any injuries in the attack.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Private Residence Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Vartika and her male associate were detained, but later escorted to Lucknow. Police are yet to register an FIR. Current status FIR not filed
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Main Information
Date of incident: September 03, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Threat
  • Causal factors
  • Dispute over Places of Worship
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Iqbal Ansari
    Name of Perpetrator Vartika Singh
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Ayodhya(Faizabad)
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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